ants being ants
Floating Rafts of Fire Ants Have Been Sighted in the Carolina Floods
This is why the ant is synonymous with teamwork.
There Is a Method to Crazy Ants' Madness
These so-called “crazy” ants know exactly what they’re about.
Ants' Grooming Combs Could Hold the Key to Cleaning Nanogadgets
Mimicking the bugs’ natural cleaning abilities could help scientists clean sensitive electronics.
You Can Actually Use Ants to Stitch a Wound In the Wild
But you really shouldn't.
Fire Ants' Floating Rafts Could Inspire the Biomaterials of the Future
The fact that fire ants can float around on rafts of their own stinging bodies is both incredible and unnerving.
Crazy Ants Are Winning the Invasive Ant War By Neutralizing Fire Ant Venom
A new study is positively mandible dropping.
Fire Ants Form Body Rafts to Stave Off Watery Doom
New research suggests the dynamics of such a selfless act offers valuable insights to robotics and materials science.
Video: Ants Build a Raft of Bodies to Ride Out a Flood
If they all band together, they float.
Listen to These Baby Ants Talking
Ants are one of the most social creatures on earth. Unsurprisingly, they learn to "talk" at an early age.
Fuzzy Death: The South Is Being Overtaken By Hairy Crazy Ants
Droughts. Hurricanes. Rick Perry. And now, ants. Or, should I say, “hairy crazy ants.” Several southern states are apparently "being overrun":http://www.ibtimes.com/articles/224890/20111004/hairy-crazy-ant-florida-texas-mississippi-louisiana.htm by...