Research Predicts Growth, Survival of 'Superorganism' Ant Colonies
ROLLA, Mo. - Smaller ant colonies tend to live faster, die younger and burn up more energy than their larger counterparts, as do the individual ants that make up those colonies, according to new research that views the colonies as "superorganisms" in which social insects function much like the cells of a body.
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