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Voicemail discovered in nature

Insects can use plants as 'green phones' for communication with other bugs. A new study now shows that through those same plants insects are also able to leave 'voicemail' messages in the soil. Herbivorous insects store their voicemails via their effects on soil fungi. Researchers from the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) and Wageningen University (WUR) discovered this unique messaging Source: Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) - Discipline: Evolution...

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Source: LabSpaces - Wednesday, 13 June, 2012


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