Press Releases 2019

June 11, 2019
Beewolves use a gas to preserve food - European beewolf eggs produce nitric oxide which prevents the larvaeā€™s food from getting moldy

March 26, 2019
Duckweed: The low-down on a tiny plant - Low mutation rates contribute to low genetic diversity in duckweeds

March 14, 2019
Tasty or putrid? A repellent odor inhibits the perception of a pleasant odor in vinegar flies - Vinegar flies can process conflicting odors in the brain by reducing the perception of positive odors through obnoxious odors

March 12, 2019
No super-Drosophila: Vinegar fly species have a good vision or olfaction, but not both at the same time - Vinegar flies of the genus Drosophila have either developed a more sensitive odor perception at the cost of poor vision or vice versa.

January 25, 2019
Ingenious techniques in neighborhood dispute - Wild tobacco plants gain an advantage by the timely sending of hungry caterpillars to the competition