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But scientists found that injured ants signal to their friends when they are intact enough to be saved, and the rescuers respond by treating the wound with their antimicrobial-packed saliva.
Beneficial interactions between ants and hemipterans occur extensively in many ecosystems (Helms and Vinson, 2002; Holway et al.
Tropical ants have plenty of water to worry about, especially where rivers flood acres of Amazonian forest so deeply that fish swim among the trees for months each year.
Ants help plants by suppressing other insects that eat them, by carrying seeds to new areas and by aerating soil.
Celebrated in fables, songs and movies, ants are among the hardest working of all insects.
Tribal elders believe red ants have medicinal qualities.
Scientists at SABCL have studied interactions between RIFA (Solenopsis invicta) and other aboveground foraging ants in two habitats in northeastern Argentina.
Other scientists have tried to figure out how ants know when another ant is dead.
In this story, we'll show you how to kill ants in and around your house.
This island off the coast of eastern Africa is geographically diverse, making it an ideal spot to hunt for different types of ants.
The boy is taken deep below the anthill, where a tribunal reads him his crimes, which include dousing the ants with the ``dreaded yellow rain.
The ANTs Data Server is a full-featured, standards-compliant relational database management system based on a breakthrough, high-performance SQL query execution engine that incorporates innovative, lock-free operations.
In fact, the queen ant sits back at the nest waiting for the worker ants to bring sweet treats home for herself and her babies or larvae.
Do a Web search on fire ants and you'll find things such as: "With their fiery venom, they latch on with barbed mandibles and sting repeatedly with spiked tails.