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 »

February 13, 2018

Beewolves have been successfully using the same antibiotics for 68 million years

The antibiotic cocktail produced by symbiotic bacteria changed very little in the course of evolution and its antipathogenic effect remained unaltered (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, February 2018) more »