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Media Coverage of Recent Work
2006 - Present
- A quick sniff and she’s off. Caroline Ash Science: Editors Choice. February 29, 2010.
- Aphid deception. Nature: Research Highlights. February 10, 2010.
- Plant virus tricks teach evolutionary pest management. Brandon Keim Wired Science. February 2, 2010.
- The grass isn’t always greener. Dr. Jim Caryl. Mental Indigestion. April 7, 2010.
- Virus pulls bait and switch on insect vectors. Andrea Messer. Penn State Live: Newswire. February 1, 2010.
- Virus makes plants lie to insects. Susan Milius. ScienceNews. January 16, 2010.
- Sorry Vegans: Brussels Sprouts like to live, too. Natalie Angier. New York Times. December 22, 2009.
- No brainer behavior. Susan Milius Science News. June 20, 2009.
- Bacteria protect soybean from Aphids. Science Daily . April, 2009.
- Loyal to its roots. Carol Kaesuk Yoon New York Times. June 3, 2008.
- This plant has the sense of smell (loves tomatoes, hates wheat). Henry Fountain New York Times. Oct. 3, 2006.
- Science Notebook. David Brown, Washington Post. Oct. 2, 2006.
- Prey's perfume. Sarah Everts, Chemical and Engineering News. Oct.2, 2006.
- Scent stalking: parasitic vine grows toward tomato odor. Science News. Sept. 30, 2006.
- Science in Action, BBC World Service Radio Interview. Sept. 29, 2006.
- Parasitic weed uses chemical cues to find host plant. Science. Sept. 29, 2006.
- Parasitic weed sniffs out prey, study says. Sean Markey, National Geographic News. Sept. 29, 2006.
- Parasitic weed seems to smell its prey. ABC News.com. Sept. 29, 2006.
- Leading Edge, BBC Radio 4 Interview. Sept 28, 2006.
- All Things Considered, NPR Radio Interview. Sept 28, 2006.
- Weed with a nose. Alan Boyle, NBC Video. Sept. 28, 2006.
2000 - 2005
- Picky Eater (Amanda Yarnell). Chemical and Engineering News. June, 2004.
- Unusual diet helps caterpillars. Washington times. June, 2004.
- Choice of food helps hungry caterpillars. Innovations report. June, 2004.
- Finicky caterpillars. (wire reports). Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. June, 2004.
- Choice of food helps caterpillars (Andrea Messer). PennState news. June, 2004.
- Talking Trees. (C. Berger). Odyssey Adventures in science. March, 2003.
- Talking plants. (S. Russell). Discover Magazine, 47-51. April, 2002.
- Stay Away from Tobacco (Heather Van Daren). Natural History. October, 2001.
- Making crops cry for help (John Whitfield). Nature. Vol 410:736-737.
- A shield of Green (Virginia Gewin), The Oregonian. Aug 15, 2001.
- Feeding off nighttime attacks. Washington Post. April 15, 2001.
- Plant signal friends, foes with scents that change as day turns to night. Chemical and Engineering News. April 2, 2001.
- Les subtiles leçons de lutte biologique des végétaux contre les prédateurs. Le Monde. France. April 6, 2001.
- La plante qui appelle au secours. La Science. April 3, 2001
- Nocturnal emissions repel moths. Nature (science update). March 29, 2001.
- Leaf me Alone (John Whitfield). Nature (science update). March 29, 2001.
1997 - 1999
- Plants thwart pests by sending out chemical distress signals (Elliott Minor). January 28, 1999.
- Um perfume para cada inimigo. Super Interessante, 123:14-15. March, 1998.
- BBC and NPR report on De Moraes et al., 1998: "Herbivore infested plants selectively attract parasitoids".
- Plant-Insect communication. The IPM Practitioner, vol XX, (5/6). May /June, 1998.
- It's chemistry : pestered plants cry for help to bring "good bugs" to their aid. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, A8. June 13, 1998.
- Les plantes s'auto-defendant. (Julie Lasterade), Siberation. June 23, 1998.
- Le radar chimique des quepes. (Yves Miserey), Libertade. June 23, 1998.
- Plants send SOS when caterpillars bite. (Jan Suszkiw), Agricultural Research. October, 1998.
- Plants and Wasps nip bad bugs in the bud. (Laura Wexler), Georgia Magazine, vol 77(4):11. 1998.
- Quand les plantes passent a la contre-ataque. (Sophie Coisne), Science e Vie Junior, vol 109. October, 1998.
- Fine-tuned plant response to insect attack. (C. Milot), Science News, 152: 391. December 1997.