Ants use the position of the Sun in finding their way back home.
Who invented farming? A team of researchers from Germany has found that an ant species in Fiji was farming much before humans did.
Researchers found that queen bees and ants release a chemical that alters the DNA of their daughters, which keeps them sterile and as industrious workers of the colony.
A new study examines a potential connection between human suicide and self-sacrificial behaviors seen in honey bees and ants.
Scientists have managed to reprogram the social behaviors in carpenter ants with the help of epigenetic drugs.
Being male or female can make a huge difference. Now, scientists have discovered the two ancient genetic components of sex determination in ants.
Army ants may construct complex bridges from their own bodies in order to create shortcuts through tropical forests.
It turns out that an ant colony could be classified as a "superorganism."
A study led by Raphael Boulay has shown that ants can display group-level personalities, becoming another species showing the trait once believed to be unique to human beings alone.
It turns out that lycaenid butterfly larvae can, surprising, control ants.
It turns out that ants can sniff out body odor to tell friend from foe. Scientists have discovered that these insects manage recognition based on chemical pheromones, which they sense with their antennae.