An unusual partnership is happening on the African plain. The whistling-thorn acacia tree is using ants to defend against elephant attacks.
We've all heard rumors that cockroaches can survive, well, anything. But, could they survive nuclear war?
Learn how acacias, ants and elephants work together to survive.
Ants have been practicing agriculture for millions of years. Actually they can can milk certain insects like a farmer milking a cow.
Learn about the surprising relationship between caterpillars and ants.
Ants have an amazing ability to communicate with each other and work together to accomplish complex tasks. Humans should learn from them!
We've all had ant troops visit us on our picnics. Find out more about the science behind the march of the ants.
True bugs are distinguished from other insects by the structure of their mouthparts and the way they feed.
Many studies are done on ant behavior, but these amazing Amazonian ants are especially tricky.
It’s such a common sight, you probably don’t think twice. You swat at the fly buzzing around your head, and it seeks refuge on the ceiling. You stomp at an ant crawling along the baseboard, and it escapes by climbing the wall. Insects seem to respect the law of gravity about as much as someone with diplomatic immunity respects a local jaywalking ordinance. How do they get away with it? Learn more on this Moment of Science.