Forwards or backwards? With new software developed under the direction of Michael Schleyer, our fly researchers can analyse the behaviour of individual Drosophila larvae. The fly larvae have been genetically modified and by activating them with light, we can manipulate them to walk backwards.
You can see the larvae movements here: https://youtube.com/shorts/KyVVt2USJH0
Find more details here: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/37072034/