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Multimodal Integration: Visual Cues Help Odor-Seeking Fruit Flies
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Olfactory stimuli are uniquely devoid of directional information, so that multimodal cues are typically required for their localization. A clever new experimental paradigm with flying Drosophila has shown that accurate heading into an odor plume requires panoramic visual cues.
Current biology 2008 Apr. 8, v. 18, issue 7
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