Flies, Hitting the Bottle

You know that fruit fly? The one that keeps buzzing around your oranges? Go easy on him. Please. His girlfriend just broke up with him and he has had one too many:

We’ve all been there: down in the dumps after a bad breakup or a date that just didn’t go the way we thought it would. It’s during those trying times when a good drink sounds like the best thing in the world, and it seems that humans are not alone in that notion. A new, somewhat humorous study by the University of California San Francisco has proven that fruit flies turn to alcohol after being rejected by the opposite sex.

Heartbroken fruit flies turn to alcohol

How did the scientists know the fly was heartbroken? Was he on the couch in his PJs?

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