volatile organic compunds
Tomato’s Chemical Weapons
Tomato’s Chemical Weapons
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Apr 30, 2014
The plant releases a chemical that its neighbors can use to develop defenses against invading cutworms, a study finds.
Plant Talk
Plant Talk
Dan Cossins | Jan 1, 2014
Plants communicate and interact with each other, both aboveground and below, in surprisingly subtle and sophisticated ways.
Odor-like Biomarkers for Skin Cancer
Odor-like Biomarkers for Skin Cancer
Dan Cossins | Jun 17, 2013
Researchers identify a unique chemical signature associated with human melanoma cells that could lead to new ways to screen for the disease.