Forager bees are vulnerable to attack while at check points waiting to re-enter the colony.
Scientists think they know why some ants get the job done while others kick back and watch them work.
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!