Posts Tagged ‘ants’

Protecting Wasp Nests

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
wasps, spiders, ants, parasites

A new species of parasitic spider wasps protects its nest in a very unusual way.

Individual within a Crowd

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
ants, zebrafish, behavior, crowd

New software allows scientists to identify individual animals within a crowd.

Describing New Species

Thursday, January 30th, 2014
Academy research, Ants, beetles, francisco, life, luiz rocha, nudibranchs, paco hita garcia, researchers, Science Today, sea fan, sharks, vaness knutson

Academy researchers described over 90 new species in 2013. Find out why this work is so important.

Big Picture of a Tiny World

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013
insects, ants, madagascar, forests, deforestation, habitats, brian fisher, conservation, google, earth, ecosystems, biodiversity, patterson

Ant researcher Brian Fisher looks at life on a different scale than most people.

Bio-Inspired Robots

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
insects, bioinspiration, biomimetics, UC Berkeley, geckos, cockroaches, birds, robots, robotics, salamanders, snakes, built for speed, america's cup, ants, evolution, adaptations

These robots get their inspiration from nature.

189 New Species

Monday, January 28th, 2013
nudibranchs, ants, sharks, fish, academy research, terry gosliner, biodiversity, species, count

Meet some of the new species that Academy researchers discovered last year.

Ants Galore!

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

This week’s science news round-up is all about ants: plant-trimming, networking, supermodel ants!

Rafting Ants

Friday, May 13th, 2011

When faced with a flood, fire ants go with the flow.

Zombie Ant Fungus

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Four new species of fungi found in the Brazilian rainforest have a nightmarish effect on ants.

Oil Pudding, Cancun & Santa

Friday, December 10th, 2010

Here are some gooey science stories we didn’t want you to miss this week.

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