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The ability of Manduca moths to recognize changes in the profile of volatile compounds released by plants being attacked by Manduca caterpillars allows them to lay their eggs on plants that are less likely to be attacked by insects and other predators, and to avoid competing against other caterpillars of the same species for resources.
Silke Allmann, Anna Späthe, Sonja Bisch-Knaden, Mario Kallenbach, Andreas Reinecke, Silke Sachse, Ian T Baldwin, Bill S Hansson
10.7554/eLife.00421
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Natural sugars are preferred over artificial sweeteners because of their nutritional content, which is sensed by MCH neurons in the lateral hypothalamus.
Ana I Domingos, Aylesse Sordillo, Marcelo O Dietrich, Zhong-Wu Liu, Luis A Tellez, Jake Vaynshteyn, Jozelia G Ferreira, Mats I Ekstrand, Tamas L Horvath, Ivan E de Araujo, Jeffrey M Friedman
10.7554/eLife.01462
Identifying and treating those groups of individuals that are most likely to transmit the malaria parasite to mosquitoes could help to control the spread of the disease.
Thomas S Churcher, Teun Bousema, Martin Walker, Chris Drakeley, Petra Schneider, André Lin Ouédraogo, María-Gloria Basáñez
10.7554/eLife.00626
Cauliflower mosaic virus reacts immediately when aphids feed on the host plant, and this boosts its chances of being taken up and transmitted by the insects to a new plant.
Alexandre Martinière, Aurélie Bak, Jean-Luc Macia, Nicole Lautredou, Daniel Gargani, Juliette Doumayrou, Elisa Garzo, Aranzazu Moreno, Alberto Fereres, Stéphane Blanc, Martin Drucker
10.7554/eLife.00183
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A 2-year field study has demonstrated that volatile compounds produced by plants when they are attacked by herbivores act as defenses by attracting predators to the herbivores and increasing the reproduction of the plants.
Meredith C Schuman, Kathleen Barthel, Ian T Baldwin
10.7554/eLife.00007

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