Invasive ants promote the growth of invasive plants.
Despite their immensely complex thoroughfares, ants never have traffic jams. How do they do it?
Where most insects fear to tread, a brave beetle feasts on beaver-ravaged cottonwood trees.
Termite colonies are fascinating microcosms of social order (that will eat you out of house and home).
Humans aren't the only creatures to exploit the anti-fungal properties of some bacteria.
You might be surprised by just how alike the world's homeliest rodent species is to many colony-building insect species.
A world without them might not be as nice as we might think...
Farming has been a useful tool for a long long time, and not just for humans!
Has your house ever been under an ant invasion? Learn more on a Moment of Science.
Scientists have found zombie ants in the Brazilian rainforests.