The MPI for Chemical Ecology in the Media

Media Coverage 2017

Press Release No. 12/2017 (183), November 22, 2017
Desert ants cannot be fooled

Neues über die Orientierung der Wüstenameise
Deutschlandfunk, November 24, 2017

Die Orientierungswunder der Wüste
Laborpraxis, November 23, 2017

Desert ants have incredible navigational skills
By Chrissy Sexton, earth.com,  November 22, 107

 

Press Release No. 11/2017 (182), November 16, 2017
Microbial resident enables beetles to feed on a leafy diet

Beetles get by with a little help from their friends
bz Mark Peplow, Chemical & Engineering News, November 21, 2017

Skurriler Rekord: Symbiotisches Schrumpfgenom
By Martin Vieweg, Bild der Wissenschaft, November 17, 2017

Not without my microbe
By Andrew Masterson, Cosmos, November 17, 2017

 

Press Release No. 10/2017 (181), October 30, 2017
Food odor enhances male flies’ attractiveness

Essensgeruch macht attraktiv – zumindest bei Fliegenmännchen
derStandard.de, November 5, 2017

For flies, smelling like food will get you a girlfriend
By Kay Vandette, earth.com, October 31, 2017

Female Virgin Fruit Flies Are More Likely to Have Sex if They Smell Food
By Meghan Bartels, Newsweek, October 30, 2017

 

Press Release No. 8/2017 (179), August 16, 2017
The irresistible fragrance of dying vinegar flies

Bakterien stellen Fliegen die Sexfalle
By Jan Osterkamp, Spektrum.de, August 17, 2017

This morbid microbe’s infection strategy is gross but genius
By Jenna Gallegos, Washington Post, August 16, 2017

A deadly attraction: Lethal insect bacteria forces flies to pump out sweet-smelling sex hormones to tempt over its next victim
By Herry Pettit, Daily Mail, August 16, 2017

 

Jenaer Meister in der wissenschaftlichen Gärtnerei
By Angelika Schimmel, Ostthüringer Zeitung, July 29, 2017

 

Press Release No. 7/2017 (178), July 24, 2017
Dodder: a parasite involved in the plant alarm system

Nützliches Netzwerk eines Parasiten
Bioökonomie.de, August 8, 2017

Schmarotzer Teufelszwirn mit Nutzen: Frühwarnsystem vor Schädlingsbefall
LaborPraxis, July 28, 2017

Schmarotzer Teufelszwirn mit Nutzen: Frühwarnsystem vor Schädlingsbefall
derstandard.at, July 26, 2017

Vorsicht Raupe!
By Tina Baier, Süddeutsche Zeitung, July 25, 2017

 

Press Release No. 4/2017 (175),  April 28, 2017
Symbiotic bacteria: from hitchhiker to beetle bodyguard

Doppelleben einer Mikrobe – Beschützer und Krankheitserreger zugleich
LaborPraxis, June 14, 2017

Die bakterielle Leibgarde des Wollkäfers
Bioökonomie.de, May 3, 2017

 

Press Release No. 3/2017 (174), April 20, 2017
Bergamotene   ̶   alluring and lethal for Manduca sexta

Wenn Bestäuber Schädlinge sind - Wilder Tabak löst geschickt ein Dilemma
Pflanzenforschung.de, April 26, 2017

 

Press Release No. 2/2017 (173),  February 8, 2017
“Corrective glass” for mass spectrometry imaging

„Sehhilfe“ für massenspektrometrische Bildgebung biologischer Proben
LaborPraxis, February 8, 2017

Moleküle sichtbar machen
Ostthüringer Zeitung, February 9, 2017

 

Press Release No. 1/2017 (172),  January 19, 2017
Bodyguards in the gut have a chemical weapon

The Next Big Antibiotic Could Come from the Gut of an Insect
By Sheryl Wood, iNVISIVERSE, January 20, 2017

Microbial 'bodyguard' oozes antibiotics in moth larvae gut
By Amy Middleton, COSMOS, January 20, 2017

Darmbakterien schützen Schädling vor Krankheitserregern
By Marc Platthaus, Laborpraxis, January 20, 2017

Moth gut bacteria could help create new antibiotics
By Claire Maldarelli, Popular Science, January 19, 2017