• phys.org | 12/18/2018 | Staff
    Harvester ants that eat weed seeds on the soil's surface can help farmers manage weeds on their farms, according to an international team of researchers, who found that tilling less to preserve the...
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  • phys.org | 11/28/2018 | Staff
    Could the behavior of an invasive species of ants explain the way humans interact? That's the implication of the findings a group of SUNY Buffalo State researchers has come up with, after studying...
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  • ScienceDaily | 11/23/2018 | Staff
    High population density, as well as frequent and close contacts between individuals, contribute to a rapid spread of diseases. To protect their colonies, ants have developed disease defense...
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  • phys.org | 11/22/2018 | Staff
    When a pathogen enters their colony, ants change their behavior to avoid the outbreak of disease. In this way, they protect the queen, brood and young workers from becoming ill.
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  • phys.org | 11/12/2018 | Staff
    Plants are boring. They just sit there photosynthesizing while animals have all the fun. Right? Not so much. Take a look at the interactions between ants and plants—plants have evolved features...
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  • ScienceDaily | 10/10/2018 | Staff
    "It was a completely unexpected finding. People had noticed that during the development of soldiers that a seemingly useless rudimentary "organ" would pop up and then disappear.
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  • ScienceDaily | 9/24/2018 | Staff
    The desert ant Cataglyphis fortis has amazing abilities to trace food and to return to its nest in the North African desert. Its sense of smell has a central function for orientation.
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  • phys.org | 9/12/2018 | Staff
    Venoms produced by snails, snakes, scorpions and spiders contain numerous bioactive compounds that could lead to therapeutic drugs or insect-specific pesticides.
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  • phys.org | 7/3/2018 | Staff
    Fears that the invasive garden ant, also called the Asian super ant, is spreading across the UK are being reported in the UK press. Here, Ph.D. student at the University of York's Department of...
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  • phys.org | 6/26/2018 | Staff
    Ants and humans have a lot in common at the level of genes and proteins: Numerous studies have shown that ants also possess the genetic basis of a hormone system based on the neuropeptides oxytocin...
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