June 24, 2015

The secret weapons of cabbages:
Overcome by butterfly coevolution

Researchers reveal the mechanisms of the arms-race between butterflies and plants (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, June 2015) more »


June 10, 2015

Microbe-mediated adaptation to a novel diet

Symbiotic bacteria enabled bugs to feed on plant seeds and promoted species diversity (The ISME Journal, May 2015) more »


June 4, 2015

Feeding caterpillars make leaves shine   

Scientists visualize calcium signals in plants which are elicited by wounding and ultimately regulate defense responses against herbivores (New Phytologist, May 2015) more »