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Ants Remember Their Rivals' Scent
2012-02-22 05:49:02

Researchers from the University of Melbourne report they have found that ant colonies share a collective memory for the odor of ants in rival nests.

Smelly Ants Invade Hawaii
2011-11-02 04:30:28

A common pest in the mainland United States known for its tropical smell now has a tropical habitat to go along with it.

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2011-07-12 08:51:38

Ant colonies with more behavioral variety are more successful / New findings in ant behavioral research .

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2011-06-08 11:08:52

Stanford sophomores studying ants in a summer course discovered that the local ants were using poison to kill invading Argentine ants.

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2011-02-25 08:15:00

New research from the University of Florida has found that red fire ant invasions around the world in recent years can now be traced to the southern United States, where the insect gained a troublesome foothold in the 1930s.

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2011-02-01 08:30:00

Researchers have successfully sequenced the genome of the Argentine ant.

2009-10-28 14:45:14

A group of 'friend or foe' scent molecules have been isolated from colonies of Argentine ants.

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2009-07-02 14:50:00

Researchers have discovered a massive invasion of Argentine ants that have spread across continents with the help of human influence.

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2009-05-30 05:45:00

The prestigious Smithsonian Museum has been overrun with insects.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.