The MPI for Chemical Ecology in the Media

Media Coverage 2016


Press Release No. 9/2016 (164), June 29, 2016
Jasmonate-deficient tobacco plants attract herbivorous mammals

Researchers Prove that Nicotine Ruins Appetite of Insects and Herbivorous Mammals
Crop Biotech Update, July 6, 2016

 

Press Release No. 7/2016 (162), May 31, 2016
Stick insects produce bacterial enzymes themselves

Stick insects stole digestive enzyme genes from their microbiome- Researchers discover that the insects opted for a DIY approach to breaking down leafy greens
By Sarah Everts, Chemical & Engineering News, June 6, 2016

Stick insects synthesize their own bacterial enzymes
By Brooke Hays, United Press International, May 31, 2016

 

Press Release No. 6/2016 (161), May 27, 2016
Hawk moths have a second nose for evaluating flowers

Wehrhafte Pflanzen
Weser Kurier, May 31, 2016

Tabakschwärmer prüfen Blütenduft
Wochenchronik der Deutschen Botanischen Gesellschaft, May 27, 2016

Hawkmoths Smell Flowers With the Tips of Their Tongues
By Erica Tennenhouse, The Science Explorer, May 25, 2016

 

Press Release No. 5/2016 (160), May 19, 2016
Scent guides hawk moths to the best-fitting flowers

Ein Duft zum Schwärmen
By Karin Höllricher, Laborjournal, June 29, 2016

Moths Know Which Flowers Fit Their Mouthparts The Best
By Janet Fang, IFL Science, June 6, 2016

Duft führt Tabakschwärmer zur besten Blüte - Angeborene Vorliebe sorgt für eine gute Energiebilanz bei der Nektarsuche
scinexx  Das Wissensmagazin, May 19, 2016

Scent helps hawk moths find best-fitting flowers
By Brooke Hays, United Press International, May 18, 2016

 

Press Release No. 3/2016 (158), March 10, 2016
How stick insects handle indigestive food

Gespenstschrecken haben einzigartige Fähigkeit zur Verdauung
derstandard.at, March 12, 2016

Stick Insects Digest Plants With Enzymes Previously Unknown In Animals
By Janet Fang, IFL Science, March 11, 2016

Researchers Discover How Stick Insects Digest Cellulose
Entomology Today, March 11, 2016

 

Press Release No. 1/2016 (156), January 5, 2016
The dandelion uses latex to protect its roots against insect feeding

Überlebenskünstler: Wie sich der Löwenzahn gegen seine natürlichen Feinde wehrt
By Angelika Schimmel, Ostthüringer Zeitung, April 24, 2016

Löwenzahn: Mit Latex gegen Fraßfeinde
internetchemie.info, January 8, 2016

Study shows chemical compound in latex deters insects
crop protection news, January 6, 2016

Pusteblume mit Wurzel-Schutz
By Nadja Podbregar, www.natur.de, January 6, 2016,