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Scientists Put Paint On Ants To Study How They Form Societies

Scientists Put Paint On Ants To Study How They Form Societies

Ants can do pretty amazing things when they work together, such as building elaborate nests and even creating bridges from their bodies. One team of scientists wanted to know how these social insects figure out how to take on their various roles within a colony.

Scientists Discover The Secret Behind Incredible Ant Towers

Scientists Discover The Secret Behind Incredible Ant Towers

Ants, through their Borg-like powers, are capable of performing complex cooperative feats that make solitary insects look useless. In an extraordinary example of this collective behaviour, researchers have shown how fire ants, when confronted by a barrier, swarm together to create towers with their bodies, allowing the lucky few at…