PULS/CE Archive

 


Issue 22 October 2013

Topics of this issue are:

  • Invaders With Bio-weapons
  • Optimizing Microbe Factories
  • Digestive Aid  By Symbionts
  • Altruistic Beetles
  • How Carnivorous Plants Trap Their Prey

 

 

Issue 21 April 2013

Topics of this issue are:

  • Eisner’s heirs
  • STOP: Avoid rotten food!
  • Surviving with symbiotic bacteria
  • Not without my microbes
  • Economic fine-tuning of plant defenses

     

     

    Issue 20 November 2012

    Topics of this issue are:

    • Subterranean Research Unit Starts Operation
    • Elucidating Insecticide Resistance
    • How Plants Make Cocaine
    • Behavioral Assays in the Flywalk
    • Aphid Warning!


     

    Issue 19 April 2012

    Topics of this issue are:

    • Controlled by the Biological Clock!
    • Using Plants to Silence Insect Genes
    • Every Cue Counts!
    • "Back to the Roots!"
    • Kick-off for a Max Planck Partner Group in India

     

     

    Issue 18 October 2011

    Topics of this issue are:

    • First Work Party Day at MPI
    • Lollipops with Side Effects
    • Survival in the Insect Gut
    • Molecular Messages from the Antennae
    • Digestion Inhibitors as Plant Protectors

    Topics of this issue are:

    • Little Differences
    • Host Change Alters Toxic Cocktail
    • Small Genetic Changes with Major Consequences
    • Antibiotics in situ
    • Scent of a Poplar

    Topics of this issue are:

    • Nature Versus Wilderness
    • Little E/Z Changes Make a Big Difference
    • Lethal Backfire: Green Odor with Fatal Consequences for Voracious Caterpillars
    • Red Light Regulates Nectar Secretion
    • Two Plants, One Fraud

    Issue 15 April 2010

    Topics of this issue are:

    • Independent Research in the Max Planck Society
    • Changing Flowering Times Protect Tobacco Plants Against Insect Herbivory
    • Beewolves Protect Their Offspring with Antibiotics
    • Channeling Scents in Fruit Flies

     

     

     

    Issue 14 September 2009

    Topics of this issue are:

    • Molecular Dowry for Offspring?
    • Natural Defense Strategies Against Major Corn Pest
    • Networking in Plant Defense

     

     

     

    Issue 13 April 2009

    Topics of this issue are:

    • Good Opportunities for Young Talent
    • The Desert Smells
    • Novel Electric Signals in Plants
    • Leaf-Cutting Ants Protect Themselves with Antibiotics
    • Silent Killers

     

     

     

    Issue 12 November 2008

    Topics of this issue are:

    • Career Grant for Max Planck Junior Scientist
    • The Right Mixture Is Everything
    • Savanne Ecology
    • Junior Scientists Meet MPICE Alumni

     

     

     

    Issue 11 July 2008

    Topics of this issue are:

    • What to do with the "one-billion-dollar-bug"?
    • How insects smell
    • Otto Hahn Medal: Two recipients from MPICE

     

     

     

    Issue 10 February 2008

    Topics of this issue are:

    • Second Long Night of the Sciences in Jena
    • Insect larvae detect unhealthy food
    • Defend or grow?

     

     

     

    Issue 09 October 2007

    Topics of this issue are:

    • The 23rd Annual ISCE Meeting in Jena
    • Surprise in the organic orchard - a healthier worm in the apple
    • War between the Sexes: The MEDEA Contest
    • Ectomycorrhiza: A mutually improved lifestyle

     

     

     

    Issue 08 April 2007

    Topics of this issue are:

    • RNA silencing in wild tobacco
    • Ion channels: Already present in larval saliva?
    • Special: MPG Partner Group with the NCL in Pune, India

     

     

     

    Issue 07 November 2006

    Topics of this issue are:

    • SOS - Save Our Sugars!
    • Siderophores: ironing out the scarcity
    • Report from the First International Conference on Glucosinolates in Jena
    • 13 more Fellowships awarded in the International Max Planck Research School


    Issue 07 November 2006 also available in Portuguese

     

     

     

     

    • Issue 06 July 2006

      Topics of this issue are:
    • News from the mustard oil bomb success story
    • New plant protection agents against rost fungus diseases
    • Finding the genetic basis of Picea abies resistance to bark beetle attack
    • Staff portrait: The IT group - your friend and helper!

     

     

     

    Issue 05 March 2006

    Topics of this issue are:

    • One gene regulates the chemical cry for help
    • Eavesdropping on volatile compounds
    • Staff Portrait:  HighTech in the basement

     

     

     

    Issue 04 December 2005

    Special Issue: The International Max Planck Research School in Jena


    Issue 04 December 2005 also available in Korean

     

     

     

     


    Issue 03 October 2005

    Topics of this issue are:

    • First glance at the microevolutionary dynamics of a non-coding region
    • Staff Portrait: Bündnis 10/Die Grünen
    • Night on Campus


    Issue 03 October 2005 also available in Thai

    Issue 03 October 2005 also available in Italian

    Issue 03 October 2005 also available in Chinese

     

     

     

     

    Issue 02 August 2005

    Topics of this issue are:

    • Master of Self-Healing - Green algae close wounds by enzymatic activation of a protein cross-linking agent
    • Enzyme as controller in nectar
    • How many genes influence plant growth?


    Issue 02 August 2005 also available in Chinese

     

     

     

     

    Issue 01 April 2005 (pdf)

    Topics of this issue are.:

    • Glucosinolates: Why does this effective defense mechanism in plants not harm the cabbage butterfly?
    • Scientists find common roots for thousands of plant compounds
    • MecWorm: Robot imitates gnawing caterpillar  


    Issue 01 April 2005 also available in Chinese

    Issue 01 April 2005 also available in Italian

     

     

     

    Issue 00 Dezember 2004 (pdf)

    Topics of this issue are.:

    • "Molecular Farming" of Pheromones: Sexual Attractants from Plants
    • Pharmaceutical Products from the Sea: Bacteria in Marine Sponges produce Anti-tumor Substances
    • Field Release with Genetically Modified Solanum nigrum Plants (Black Nightshade) Successfully Started