July 24, 2017

Dodder: a parasite involved in the plant alarm system

Host plants communicate warning signals through a parasite network, when insects attack (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, July 2017) more »

June 12, 2017

Amorphophallus titanum

Our Amophophallus titanum plant was flowering.  A webcam was installed to to take live photos every minute. On a time lapse video you can see the flower open  more »


May 19, 2017

Joint forces on carcasses

Cooperation of burying beetles and their microbiota (Nature Communications, May 2017) more »


April 28, 2017

Symbiotic bacteria: from hitchhiker to beetle bodyguard

Bacterial symbionts transition between plant pathogenicity and insect defensive mutualism (Nature Communications, April 2017) more »