Ant affairs

“More than money, you need curiosity to do good science: that was the motto of our laboratory. My PhD primarily focused on behavioral aspects of an ant species that steals the young from other colonies of the same species, and while doing so, has the ability to run as fast as a cheetah. Automated tracking of the movement of these ants required expensive software which we did not feel the need to buy. Instead, we divided the arena into grids to track their movements…



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