Research in the media
Public Impact via educational films and television shows featuring our research programme
2015 Documentary: The Seductive Pathogen. Directed by Onome Ekeh/ Featurezoo
- 2014 Documentary: How Do Aliens Think? Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman, Discovery Science Channel.
- 2013 Documentary: What Plants talk about. Nature, PBS TV.
- 2013 Documentary: Invisible Nature- Plants communicating. Monalisa Productions for French Public Television (France 5). ( awarded a best series prize at the 15th Polish Wlodzimierz Puchalski Nature Film Festival)
- 2012 Documentary: Plant behavior and communication. The Nature of Things with David Suzuki, CBC TV. (Best science/nature documentary, Canadian Screen Awards)
- 2011 Documentary: Intelligent Plants. Matthew Productions, German/French public television. (Winner of the silver world medal at the 2011 Best television & films New York festival, NYC)
Public Impact via academic and popular press coverage
- Malarial mice smell better to mosquitos, K. Hopkin, Scientific American
- Malaria parasite 'can manipulate body odour of mice. S. Mudasad. BBC News
- Malaria Makes You Smell Delicious To Mosquitoes, Thus Helping The Disease Complete Its Life Cycle”, Anthony Rivers. Medical Daily
- Mosquitoes Attracted to Malaria-Infected Mice. Trace Vence. The Scientist
- Malaria parasite alters host body odor to entice mosquitoes. Geoffrey Mohan. LA time Science Now
- Malaria may change the way you smell making you irresistible to mosquitoes”, Sarah Griffiths. The daily Mail
- Your Scent May Change When You're Infected with Malaria: Natural Mosquito Attractant, Catherine Griffin. Science World Report
- Plants smell danger. Bob Hirshon. AAAS Science Update (Jan 4 podcast).
- On the Scent? Johnna Rizzo, National Geographic Magazine
- Put Off the Scent. Ashley Braun, Natural History Magazine
- Plant sniffs out danger to prepare defenses against pesky insect. Science Daily
- Plants smell danger from flies on the prowl. Futurity.org
- Do Plants Smell Other Plants? This One Does, Then Strangles What it Smells. Robert Krulwich. NPR. May 24, 2012.
- Common Scents:Plants Constantly Catch a Whiff of their Neighbors’ Perfume. Daniel Chamovitz. Scientific American. May, 2012.
- A quick sniff and she’s off. Caroline Ash. Science: Editors’ Choice. Feb. 29, 2010.
- Aphid deception. Nature: Research Highlights. Feb. 10, 2010.
- Plant virus tricks teach evolutionary pest management. Brandon Keim Wired Science. Feb.2, 2010.
- The grass isn’t always greener. Dr. Jim Caryl. Mental Indigestion. April 7, 2010.
- Virus makes plants lie to insects. Susan Milius. ScienceNews. Jan. 16, 2010.