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Researchers have discovered that at least in ants, animals can change their decision-making strategies based on experience.
Last Updated: Friday, October 11, 2013, 18:55
Ants and bees are surprisingly more genetically related to each other than they are to social wasps such as yellow jackets and paper wasps, scientists have discovered.
Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013, 15:22
Researchers in Australia are keenly observing the crowd flow of ants to help design exits that function more effectively during evacuations of large buildings and sporting arenas.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 27, 2012, 14:26
Ants enslaved by other ant species damage their oppressors through repeated acts of sabotage, says a new study.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 13, 2012, 10:16
An ant is seen walking over a "Bejuquillo Cafe" (Oxybelis aeneus) snake at Ostional National Wildlife Refuge in Guanacaste province, some 300 kilometers north of San Jose.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 10:09
Nine genera of ants that had never been recorded before in the Philippines have been discovered by researchers, along with two new genera in a remote mountain region.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 13, 2012, 10:04
Weaver ants exhibit highly coordinated responses to intruders and defend their colonies aggressively from enemies.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 08, 2012, 16:35
Scientists have found that ants are equipped with a number of sophisticated navigation tools.
Last Updated: Thursday, February 23, 2012, 19:25
Weaver ants share a collective memory of odour of ants in rival nests, similar to how sports fans know one another instantly by their unique colours, a study reveals.
Last Updated: Friday, January 06, 2012, 15:13
"Frankenstein" ants, called "supersoldiers", have been created by scientists.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 30, 2011, 17:33
The Argentine ant, one of the world`s worst invasive species, invaded New Zealand 20 years ago -- but is now disappearing without any human intervention,
Last Updated: Sunday, May 29, 2011, 17:14
Ants` "swarming intelligence" is currently being tested for use in software to seek out computer viruses.
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