Cool. Monarch butterflies are known to be immune to the poisons in milkweed plants, on which it feeds. Researchers have now discovered not only the three mutations needed to enable to Monarch to feed on milkweed, but have also shown they have to evolve in a certain order and the mutation works in other insects (like fruitflies) too.

This companion website on the study is also worth a visit [ ]

@GNU_Ninja I'm one of the (rare?) people who don't play with Pokemon in its various forms, so I really have no idea if its Pokemon evolution or not. 🙂

@sohkamyung I too, learned about PokeMon evolution by osmosis from the mastodon fediverse 😂


I, for one, welcome our fruitflies overlords...

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