Ants’


Top Science Stories: Goodbye Philae, Orangutan that Mimics Human Sounds and Dragon Ants from 'Game of Thrones'

Top Science Stories: Goodbye Philae, Orangutan that Mimics Human Sounds and Dragon Ants from 'Game of Thrones'

Scientists Cut Communication Links with Philae Comet LanderEuropean Space Agency (ESA) has finally shut down the communication...

Jul 30 2016, 3:07pm CDT

Game of Thrones Dragon Ants Actually Exist

Game of Thrones Dragon Ants Actually Exist

A novel species has arrived on the scene. Here come the dragon ants....

Jul 28 2016, 10:45am CDT

Super Ants are Invading UK Faster Than Ever

Super Ants are Invading UK Faster Than Ever

It has been reported that super ants are invading the UK at a brisk pace. This spells trouble....

Jul 27 2016, 6:43am CDT

Carpenter Ants’ Behavior Can be Modified Using Epigenetic Drugs, Study Finds

Carpenter Ants’ Behavior Can be Modified Using Epigenetic Drugs, Study Finds

After injecting chemical compounds, major ants starts to behave like minors....

Jan 2 2016, 9:39am CST

Trap-Jaw are Only Ants That can Jump with Either Legs or Mandibles

Trap-Jaw are Only Ants That can Jump with Either Legs or Mandibles

Trap-jaw ants are showing signs of a novel behavioral repertoire. Instead of just using their powerful and large jaws, they hav...

Dec 2 2015, 7:18am CST

Army Ants Build Body Bridges to Span Gaps

Army Ants Build Moveable Bridges With their Own Bodies

The same principles could be applied to develop future swarm robots...

Nov 24 2015, 4:58am CST

Meet Real Ant Man: Australian Who Survived Outback for Six Days by Eating Ants

Meet Real Ant Man: Australian Who Survived Outback for Six Days by Eating Ants

Man recounts his experience of being stranded in the wild for six days without food and water and surviving on ants....

Nov 3 2015, 7:14am CST

Fire Ants Have Unique Way to Deal With Flooding

Fire Ants Have Unique Way of Dealing With Flooding

Floodwaters are ravaging the streets and parks of South Carolina, and the Governor, Nikki Haley, has said that the event was a...

Oct 6 2015, 4:46pm CDT

Ants Cooperatively Transport Large Loads

Study Explains How Ants Cooperatively Transport Large Loads

Scientists have discovered signs of cooperation among ants to haul heavy food items. There are leader ants and there are helper...

Jul 29 2015, 5:30am CDT

Saharan Silver Ants Have Ultra High-Tech Cooling Surface

Saharan Silver Ants Have Ultra High-Tech Cooling Surface

Researchers first to show that Saharan silver ants can control electromagnetic waves over an extremely broad range of the elect...

Jun 19 2015, 2:19am CDT

Crazy Ants Pose a Danger to the South

'Crazy Ants' Pose a Danger to the South

While the Tawny crazy ants do not bite, they still pose a danger to the people of the Southern states. Damage to man-made prope...

Oct 28 2013, 4:48am CDT