Press Releases 2016

March 10, 2016
How stick insects handle indigestive food - Max Planck researchers discovered multifunctional cellulases, enzymes capable of degrading plant cell wall components, previously unknown in animals

February 4, 2015
The odor of stones - Unicellular microalgae smell dissolved minerals in the water

January 5, 2016
The dandelion uses latex to protect its roots against insect feeding - A single chemical compound in the latex sap of the plant deters cockchafer larvae