Doctoral candidate Adam Rork was interviewed by CBS affiliate WTAJ about our research recently published in Arthropod Structure & Development. We found rubber-like resilin inside a beetle defensive system, which could be protecting the insects from the toxic chemicals they produce.
See our new paper regarding carabid beetle semiochemistry in the Journal of Chemical Ecology!
Rork, A.M., Renner T. Carabidae semiochemistry: current and future directions. 2018. Journal of Chemical Ecology. doi: doi.org/10.1007/s10886-018-1011-8.
This research was funded by the National Science Foundation (DEB 1556931/1762760 to Tanya Renner).