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Ants Depend On A Tiny Neck Joint To Do Heavy Lifting: Study
2014-02-11 08:34:20

We have known and celebrated the strength of the tiny ant, but never really understood how it was achieved, until now. A new study from Ohio State University reveals that the real secret to the ant's legendary strength may lie in its tiny neck joint.

2013-07-16 10:41:42

Ants keep a collection of ‘snapshots’ taken close to the nest so they can find their way home from unfamiliar locations.

Search And Rescue Robots Could Be Modeled On Ants
2013-05-22 04:49:38

While fire ants are despised for their painful bites, the tiny creatures are masters at tunneling, and this expertise could be put to good use. Researchers are now looking at how fire ants manage to tunnel quickly through even fine, loose sand in an effort to aid the design of search-and-rescue robots.

Australian Sugar Ants Walk In Circles When Lost
2012-11-12 10:45:10

For us humans, being lost isn’t all that much fun, often leading us to walk around in circles as we try to find our way. Apparently, some animals follow similar patterns.

2011-06-01 00:06:51

Alice: Madness Returns releases June 14th, be the first to own one of these Epic Weapons collectibles (PRWEB) May 31, 2011 Alice: Madness Returns sees an older Alice struggling to recover from the horrible trauma of her past.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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