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Ants: Master manipulators for biodiversity, or sweet treats ... - Science Daily


Science Daily
Symbiotic ants manipulate aphid reproduction rates to achieve a specific mix of green and red aphids, maintaining the inferior green aphids which produce the ants' favorite snack.

The social evolution of termites - Science Daily


Science Daily
One phenomenon that already fascinated Charles Darwin is the evolution of huge, complex insect societies from solitary ancestors. This was the case with termites and ants, which have the same eusocial lifestyle. This has distinctive features such as ...

New type of virus found in the ocean | MIT News - MIT News


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Researchers at MIT and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine have identified a new type of virus that is abundant in the world's oceans but has escaped detection until now. The unusual characteristics of these bacteria-killing viruses could lead to ...
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From Ants to Einstein

United States

Interview with Edward O. Wilson by Paul Bennett from Wired News.

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On Einstein, Bees, and Survival of the Human Race
United States

Article by Keith S. Delaplane first appearing in the newsletter of the British Bee Keepers Association.

Emmons Lab - Albert Einstein College of Medicine
United States

Studies the male tail of C. elegans, a model system for research in developmental genetics.

United States

Studies the travels of mRNA from birth to ultimate biological destiny.

United States

This article describes ants that may be found around the home, their identification, biology, food preferences and control measures.

Ants
United Kingdom

BBC factsheet on ants with descriptions and information about the species found in Britain.

All About Ants
United States

Fact sheet covering ant sociology, anatomy, and communication.

Matabele Ants
United States

Several photographs, with commentary, of a column of driver ants, probably Dorylus wilverthi invading a termite nest.

Carpenter Ants
United States

Detailed guidelines about dealing with carpenter ants in the home.

Carpenter Ants
United States

Information on carpenter ants and photography.

Wood Ants
Germany

The Norsey Wood Society provides information on the largest British ant species, Formica rufa, with a diagram of a nest.