• livescience.com | 11/13/2019 | Rachel Ross - Live Science Contributor
    Ants are a diverse group of insects well known for their ability to ruin picnics and invade kitchens. But out of the more than 12,000 different species of ants, there are many that play a vital role...
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  • ScienceDaily | 11/12/2019 | Staff
    Augmented reality provides an interactive experience of the 'real world' with the help of computer-generated images viewed through a screen. It's a technology often used in videogames to meld...
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  • phys.org | 9/18/2019 | Staff
    University of Rochester researchers, inspired by diving bell spiders and rafts of fire ants, have created a metallic structure that is so water repellent, it refuses to sink—no matter how often it...
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  • Sparta Report | 11/6/2019 | Bruno Strozek
    Back in the Salad Days when I was a young and randy yoot I would put potential girlfriends to the Saturday Night Creature Feature Test to see if they would be “psychologically compatible”.
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  • ScienceDaily | 10/22/2019 | Staff
    Traffic jams are a perfect example of what happens when too many individuals circulate together in the same space. Movements in large ant colonies, however, seem to sidestep this problem.
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  • phys.org | 10/11/2019 | Staff
    New research from Aarhus University shows that ants inhibit at least 14 plant diseases. Ants secrete antibiotics from glands in the body. On their legs and body, they also host colonies of bacteria...
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  • ScienceDaily | 7/17/2019 | Staff
    Extrafloral nectaries are nectar-secreting glands not involved in pollination which supply insects with carbohydrates in exchange for defense against herbivores. The nectar attracts predatory insects...
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  • phys.org | 3/6/2019 | Staff
    Researchers studied ants in the Simpson Desert for 22 years and found that local changes in climate, such as long-term increases in rainfall, combined with human efforts to restore ecosystems, may...
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  • earthsky.org | 7/3/2019 | EarthSky Voices
    In the understory of a tropical forest, a carpenter ant has descended from the canopy away from her regular foraging trails and staggers drunkenly along a branch.
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