Peak project sees ants fitted with tiny transmitters



0 Have your say Scientists have been studying more than 900 ant nests around Longshaw in a series of groundbreaking investigations.
The studies – which have taken place in one of England’s largest colonies of northern hairy wood ants – discovered how the insects work together to help each other.
The scientists fitted 1,000 ants with tiny transmitters and found they cooperate to share food with families in nearby nests.
University of York researcher Dr Elva Robinson explained: “It’s a buffering strategy. If there are many nests all exploring for food, a nest doing well can support a nest... read more

 
14 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 9
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