September 25, 2014

Playing tag with sugars in the cornfield

Armyworms deactivate a maize chemical defense by reattaching a sugar in the opposite configuration (Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, September 2014) more »

 


August 29, 2014

Ready for mating at the right time

Researchers identify a pheromone in the urine of male tilapia fish that stimulates spawning in females (Current Biology, August 2014)
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May 8, 2014

Beetles that taste like mustard

Flea beetles outwit their host plant’s mustard oil bomb and use it for their own purposes (PNAS, May 2014) more »


April 15, 2014

Faithful allies since the Cretaceous

Symbiosis between beewolves and their protective bacteria originated millions of years ago (PNAS, April 2014)
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