November 29, 2016

This story is about how ants have been found to communicate by transferring information via liquid between their mouths.

I was aware of ants communicating by pheromones, touch and sound, but I haven't come across this before.

http://www.wired.co.uk/article/ants-throwing-...

November 21, 2016

This is an interesting story where Fijian ants have been found to grow their own crops.

Ants are known to cultivate fungi, but only a very few are known to grow their own crops.

https://www.newscientist.com/article/2113410-fijian-ants-grow-their-own-plant-cities-and-farm...

November 20, 2016

I'm always finding lots of interesting TED talks on their website. Today I came across one that specifically talks about ants and how they provide an insight into different topics including disease, technology and the human brain.

 

  Here is a link to the original...

November 14, 2016

This is a great story showing how ants come up with strategies to overcome different barriers.

The research shows ants carrying bits of tuna back to the nest whilst trying to navigate around barriers created with Lego blocks.

 http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/15/science/lo...

November 13, 2016

 Here's my latest video reviewing the Ankit water feeder.

November 7, 2016

This is a video of ants dragging a millipede back to their nest.

It's amazing to see the ants creating a chain to get the food back home.

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