The Scientist

» jasmonate

Most Recent

image: Calculating Predator

Calculating Predator

By | January 25, 2016

The Venus flytrap tailors its response to prey by counting the number of action potentials induced by trigger hairs inside its trap.

0 Comments

image: How Plants Feel

How Plants Feel

By | December 1, 2012

A hormone called jasmonate mediates plants' responses to touch and can boost defenses against pests.

1 Comment

image: Timed Defense

Timed Defense

By | February 16, 2012

Plants’ circadian clocks help them gear for attack by herbivores.

2 Comments

Popular Now

  1. Unstructured Proteins Help Tardigrades Survive Desiccation
  2. What Budget Cuts Might Mean for US Science
    News Analysis What Budget Cuts Might Mean for US Science

    A look at the historical effects of downsized research funding suggests that the Trump administration’s proposed budget could hit early-career scientists the hardest.  

  3. Inflammation Drives Gut Bacteria Evolution
  4. Women Lose Vision After Stem Cell Treatment
Business Birmingham