Ants play a key role in forest regeneration, according to a new paper from Binghamton University, State University of New York.
The physics of walking is simpler than we thought
The physics of walking for multi-legged animals and robots is simpler than previously thought. That is the finding described by a team of roboticists, physicists and biologists in the Sept. 5 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, in a paper titled “Walking is like slithering: a unifying, data-driven view of locomotion.”
Conservation concern as alien aphid detected on Kangaroo Island
An invasive species of aphid could put some threatened plant species on Kangaroo Island at risk as researchers from the University of South Australia confirm Australia’s first sighting of Aphis lugentis on the Island’s Dudley Peninsula.
What do ants and soils do for each other?
Soil aeration and water infiltration among benefits ants provide
New antifungal compound from ant farms
Researchers have identified a new antifungal compound from attine ant farms.