S1E15 Cube Chatshaala: Exploring new ways of Learning

S1E15 Cube Chatshaala: Exploring new ways of Learning

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Timing: 05:30pm to 08:30pm

Key points discussed in webinar
Common/local names of fruit fly

  1. Bhunge in Kanpur
    2.Podi echa/kunjan echa -Bottukadavu
  2. Choti makkhi- UP
  3. Maachi- Bengal
  4. Chilte-Maharashtra
  5. Choti Makkhi- Haryana
  6. Pakhni - Bihar

Fruit flies are also known as Vinegar fly according to wiki.

Myth: Drosophila can only be found in the laboratory.

Why are we not aware of classification or characterization??

  1. There are many common names in snakes.
  2. But all the flying birds the common name is chiriya only and mosquito’s name is Macchar.
  3. With respect to colors also , all the shades (light or dark) of we called them as green only.
  4. But in plants there’s a characterisation because of there medicinal values.

E-book: To make fruit flies an unalienated model organism.
We should also mention about phoridae fly(Phorideae family), Kshipra would help us to make small clips
of walking (jerky movement)of phoridae fly. How do they fly and walk??

Important factors to trap the fruit flies:
Type of bait, location to keep the bait, set up time, time of observation.

Genetics, Developmental biology, cell biology for chromosomal study.

Six Nobel prizes in physiology or medicine’ have been awarded to a total of 10 scientists for their
groundbreaking biological work based on fruit fly research:

1933 Thomas Hunt Morgan used drosophila to uncover the role played by chromosomes in heredity

1946 Hermann Joseph Muller used X-ray radiation to increase mutation rates in fruit flies

1995 Edward B Lewis, Christiane Nüsslein-Volhard, and Eric F Wieschaus used drosophila to understand
genetic control of embryonic development

2004 Richard Axel concentrated on odour receptors and the organisation of the olfactory system

2011 Jules A Hoffmann was given the award for his research on the activation of innate immunity

2017 Jeffrey C Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W Young won the prize for uncovering the molecular
mechanisms that control circadian rhythmsSource.

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