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posted on 18.01.2019, 16:47 by Olga Shishkov, Michael Hu, Christopher Johnson, David L. Hu
Larvae in petri dishes eating chicken feed, sped up 256 times. Some larvae do not eat, while others ate for 44% of the time they are around food. The times larvae interact with food are recorded to determine that larvae eat for 5 minutes at a time, with a standard deviation of 8 minutes.

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