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The protein that keeps worker ants in line can also make them queen
Ant royalty can be made with the flip of a genetic switch.
Fight ant infestations with these expert tips
No thanks, ants. No thants.
In the battle for the crown, Indian jumping ants shrink and regrow their brains
These insects can go through intense but reversible bodily changes.
Ants could help us beat future pandemics
What can we learn from social insects in terms of social distancing and community spread?
Male ants are pretty much just flying sperm (and other amazing ant facts)
Think twice before squishing these fascinating creatures.
The Dracula ant snaps its jaw shut 5,000 times faster than you can blink
It’s a snap, quite literally.
How to pick an ant farm for grown-ups
I glue stilts to ants
How do ants navigate back to their nests? Researchers assumed they relied on an internal pedometer. To test this theory, one scientist glued stilts to the insects.
Four intense ways insects sacrifice themselves for the good of the colony
When the going gets tough, the tough self-destruct.
The terrifying way fire ants take advantage of hurricane floods
The islands of stinging insects are just the beginning.