Press Releases 2017


May 19, 2017
Joint forces on carcasses: Cooperation of burying beetles and their microbiota


April 28, 2017
Symbiotic bacteria: from hitchhiker to beetle bodyguard
Bacterial symbionts transition between plant pathogenicity and insect defensive mutualism


April 20, 2017
Bergamotene   ̶   alluring and lethal for Manduca sexta
The volatile compound bergamotene increases the moths’ pollination success and protects tobacco leaves against their voracious offspring


February 8, 2017
“Corrective glass” for mass spectrometry imaging - The distribution of chemical substances on samples with non-flat surfaces can now be visualized


January 19, 2017
Bodyguards in the gut have a chemical weapon - Symbiotic bacteria produce antibiotics to clear harmful pathogens from the gut of caterpillars