By analysing a prehistoric site in the Libyan desert, a team of researchers has been able to establish that people in Saharan Africa were cultivating
Socially transmitted, nitrogen-providing microbes have opened a new ecological frontier for herbivorous turtle ants. Latest Science News — ScienceDaily
You’ve probably heard about poop pills, the latest way for humans to get benevolent bacteria into their guts. But it seems that a group of
A species of termite-hunting sub-Saharan ants tend to their wounded. HowStuffWorks – Learn How Everything Works!
Move over, ant farms—ant hospitals are where the real action is. Scientists studying the behavior of African Matabele ants in Ivory Coast have found that
Ants care for their sick nestmates in different ways, depending on their own immune status. When they themselves are susceptible to dangerous superinfections, they use
Ants care for their sick nest mates in different ways, depending on their own immune status. When they themselves are susceptible to dangerous superinfections, they
African Matabele ants dress the wounds of comrades injured during hunting raids and nurse them back to health, according to an “astonishing” discovery reported Wednesday.