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Media Coverage 2016

Press Release No. 15/2016 (170), November 7, 2016
Dependency can be an evolutionary advantage

Auch Bakterien sind stärker zu zweit
Laborwelt, November 9, 2016

More Evolution by Breaking Stuff
By David Klinghoffer, Evolution News And Views, November 9, 2016

 

Press Release No. 14/2016 (169), November 3, 2016
Plant roots in the dark see light

Wie Wurzeln ein Licht aufgeht
Bioökonomie.de, November 10, 2016

Plants transmit light down stems
NATURE Research Highlights, November 9, 2016

Plants ‘see’ underground by channelling light to their roots
By Alice Klein, New Scientist, November 1, 2016

 

Press Release No.13/2016 (168), October 7, 2016
Choosing a mate: It's the brain, not the nose, that knows

Maiszünsler: Partnerwahl ist Kopfsache
biooekonomie.de - Die Informationsplattform, October 11, 2016

Kopflastige Partnerwahl
Laborwelt, October 12, 2016

 

Plants can override their body clocks when stressed
Report on Ian Baldwin's ClockworkGreen Project funded by the EU’s European Research Council
By Aisling Irwin, Horizon - The EU Research  Innovation Magazine

 

Press Release No. 12/2016 (167), September 20, 2016
The architecture of odor perception: Olfactory glomeruli have a unique structure

Olfactory Glomeruli Have a Unique Structure
Neuroscience News, September 21, 2016

 

Press Release No. 11/2016 (166), September 15, 2016
The call of the dung

Lockstoff für Artgenossen
BW agrar Landwirtschaftliches Wochenblatt, September 16, 2016

Fruit fly excrement on food contains pheromones that entice other flies to join the feeding frenzy
By Sarah Everts, Chemical & Engineering News, September 26, 2016

„Duftige" Partnersuche im Obstkorb - Duftstoffe im Kot machen Früchte für Essigfliegen attraktiv
Besseres Obst, September 29, 2016

Der Lockruf des Fliegendrecks: Warum eine Essigfliege nicht lange alleine bleibt
By Lucian Haas, Deutschlandfunk, October 11, 2016

 

Press Release No. 10/2016 (165), August 26, 2016
Moth takes advantage of defensive compounds in Physalis fruits

Specialist Moth Utilizes a Plant’s Defensive Compounds to Boost Its Own Immune System
Natural Science News, August 27, 2016

Motte borgt sich die Waffe der Physalis
Laborwelt, August 31, 2016

Motte macht sich Waffen der Physalis-Pflanze zunutze
biotechnologie.de - Die Informationsplattform, September 2, 2016

Festmahl mit nützlichem Gift
Waffenhandel in der Natur: Die als Frucht geschätzte Physalis dient mit ihren wirksamen Inhaltsstoffen als chemisches Munitionslager für einen Falter.

By Reinhard Wandtner, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, October 28, 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,