Quantcast

Latest Anna Dornhaus Stories

186f9f0b621acf7396440bbc8017f6bf
2011-05-23 09:41:51

University of Arizona researchers have uncovered evidence in ant colonies that suggests that social networks may function differently than previously assumed.

cc314f8f26b13459d7e896a17f00a8a91
2008-11-18 10:52:11

Ants specializing on one job such as snatching food from a picnic are no more efficient than "Jane-of-all-trade" ants, according to new research.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.