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Today in Pictures, March 21, 2014

Published on Mar 21, 2014 8:02 PM
 
A handout photo obtained from CSIRO on March 21, 2014 shows a Queensland fruit fly with a 1.5-millimetre sensor attached to its back. Scientists have hit on a new way to combat one of Australia's worst pests -- create a male-only line. Australian scientists at the government-run Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation are now exploring how feeding certain genes to larvae can alter the DNA so the flies grow into sterilised males whether they start out as male or female. -- PHOTO: AFP

A sensor attached to a fruitfly in Australia, lanterns in a temple in Seoul and otters being fed by their owners. These and more in Today in Pictures here.