I don't understand how could the fly get electrocuted. How to make a difference of potential through the fly in this video? .
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AC is lethal
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Well, we have come a long way since then.Bassalisk said:I always hated T.A. Edison. Despite his contribute to my field of study.
A difference of potential, also known as voltage, is a measure of the electrical potential difference between two points. In the case of a fly, it refers to the difference in electrical potential between different parts of the fly's body.
Measuring the difference of potential inside a fly can provide valuable information about the fly's physiological processes, such as nerve and muscle activity. It can also help scientists understand how electrical signals are transmitted and processed within the fly's body.
One common method is to insert tiny electrodes into the fly's body, which can detect electrical signals and measure the difference of potential. Another method is to record videos of a fluorescent dye that changes color in response to electrical activity, which can then be analyzed to determine the difference of potential.
The difference of potential inside a fly can be affected by a variety of factors, such as the fly's physiological state, environmental conditions, and external stimuli. Electrical activity can also vary depending on the specific body part or tissue being measured.
Studying the difference of potential inside a fly can provide insights into the fly's nervous system, muscle function, and sensory perception. It can also help researchers better understand the mechanisms of disease and develop new treatments for neurological disorders.