Neriid Flies (image) University of New South Wales Share Print E-Mail Caption Neriid flies are depicted. Scientists at UNSW Australia have studied the flies and discovered a new form of non-genetic inheritance, showing for the first time that offspring can resemble a mother's previous sexual partner. Credit Image: Russell Bonduriansky Usage Restrictions In association with a report on the research Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.