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Science 323 (5914): 594-595

Copyright © 2009 by the American Association for the Advancement of Science

ECOLOGY:
The Key to Pandora's Box

P. A. Stevenson

When desert locusts meet up, their nervous systems release serotonin, which causes them to become mutually attracted, a prerequisite for swarming.


Institute for Biology II, Faculty for Biosciences, Psychology and Pharmacology, Leipzig University, Talstrasse 33, 04103 Leipzig, Germany. E-mail: stevenson{at}rz.unileipzig.de


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