July 17, 2018

Sap-sucking bugs manipulate their host plants’ metabolism for their own benefit

Tupiocoris notatus bugs copy plant hormones, inject them into tobacco leaves and may thus increase nutrient content (eLife, July 2018) more »

April 17, 2018

The microbiome of a native plant is much more resilient than expected

Their diversity and adaptability protect plant bacterial communities against antimicrobial substances (eLife, April 2018) more »

April 9, 2018

Why some beetles like alcohol

Alcohol used as a "weed killer" optimizes the harvest of ambrosia beetles (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, April 2018) more »



February 27, 2018

Scientists identify specialized brain areas for feeding and egg-laying in hawkmoths

Activity in specific areas in the olfactory center of female Manduca sexta correlates directly with different behaviors (Cell Reports, February 2018) more »