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Outside Agitators Alter Wasp Behavior

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Science  17 Oct 2003:
Vol. 302, Issue 5644, pp. 372
DOI: 10.1126/science.302.5644.372

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An evolutionary biologist reports online this week in Science (www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/1088798) that a virus redirects the reproductive strategy of a wasp that parasitizes fruit fly larvae. And on page 437, researchers describe the compound that an orchid uses to lure its wasp pollinator.