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Insect odorant receptors regulate their own sensitivity.
Researchers found that in chimpanzees the hormone oxytocin is likely to play a key role in maintaining social relations with both kin and non-kin cooperation partners
After metamorphosis European forest cockchafers benefit from the same bacterial symbionts housed during their larval stage.
Genetic and chemical analyses of human skeletal remains reveal origins and food habits of first Sicilians
Unlike flowering plants, bracken ferns do not release any odor signals to attract the enemies of their attackers for their own benefit.
Scientists at the Max Planck Institute have discovered a millisecond pulsar accompanied by an unusual sub-stellar partner known as a "black widow."
To solve the acute, global problem of securing food resources for a continuously growing population, we must work constantly to increase the sustainability and effectiveness of modern agricultural techniques.
In relationships based on mutuality, the number of individuals involved can determine the rate at which species evolve
Alkaloids constitute a very large group of natural nitrogen-containing compounds with diverse effects on the human organism.
Like blood-sucking insects, herbivores evaluate their host's readiness for defense
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