Fruit fly was discussed for understanding Taxanomy of Arthropods, cubists connected the antennae being discussed in context of fruit fly with Antennapedia mutation, Antennapedia is a mutation where a leg emerges at the place of antennae in fruit flies…
The example shows how we can understand sophisticated concepts like Antennapedia mutants using simple topic like Taxanomy.
Are there any suggestions how this way to understand and uncover molecular biology is different from regular classroom ways to introduce the same topic?
Image of Wild type fruit fly and Antennapedia mutant fly
Image of Taxanomy being understood using Fruit fly model system picture