Terpenes are the world's most widespread communication medium

If you're small, smells are a good way to stand out. A team of researchers led by the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) has demonstrated for the first time that two different types of micro-organismsóbacteria and fungióuse fragrances, known as terpenes, to hold conversations. And that's not all: "We actually believe that terpenes are the most popular chemical medium on our planet to communicate through," they report.

Terpenes are the world's most widespread communication medium

If you're small, smells are a good way to stand out. A team of researchers led by the Netherlands Institute of Ecology (NIOO-KNAW) has demonstrated for the first time that two different types ...

Fri 14 Apr 17 from Phys.org

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Sat 15 Apr 17 from The Hindu

World's most spoken language is 'Terpene'

If you're small, smells are a good way to stand out. A team of researchers has demonstrated for the first time that two different types of micro-organisms -- bacteria and fungi -- use fragrances, ...

Fri 14 Apr 17 from ScienceDaily

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