College of Science

Do insects have their own Rosetta Stone?

Researchers collaborate to understand the "chemical grammar" of insect communication.

Image of the famous Rosetta Stone, with sections composed of hieroglyphics, chemical structures, and genetic code, respectively.. A green stink bug rests on the upper left corner of the Rosetta Stone.
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