BBC WORLD SERVICE: Do Insects Feel Pain?

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Release date: 19/6/2018

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Entomologist Adam Hart visits the Fly Facility at the University of Manchester where researcher Andreas Prokop describes the many insights that experiments on the fruit fly Drosophila have provided on aspects of human biology and health. Globally billions of these little flies have died in the pursuit of this knowledge.

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TitleDo Insects Feel Pain
Media name/outletBBC World Service
Media typeRadio
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date19/06/18
DescriptionEntomologist Adam Hart visits the Fly Facility at the University of Manchester where researcher Andreas Prokop describes the many insights that experiments on the fruit fly Drosophila have provided on aspects of human biology and health. Globally billions of these little flies have died in the pursuit of this knowledge.
URLhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csxgp4
PersonsMatthew Cobb, Andreas Prokop