October 7, 2015

Edible love gifts may influence female behavior

Male crickets offer nuptial gifts to their mating partners which may alter the females’ reproductive physiology and make them less likely to mate with other males (PLOS ONE, October 2015)
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August 25, 2015

A community of soil bacteria
saves plants from root rot

Without a protective mix of root bacteria, wild tobacco plants lose the fight against sudden wilt disease (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, August 2015) more »

August 18, 2015

Linking molecules to microbes

Researchers visualize antibiotic substances and their bacterial producers simultaneously (The ISME Journal, July 2015) more »