Insects

Tortoise Beetles Form Symbiotic Alliances With Fungus

Tortoise Beetles Form Symbiotic Alliances With Fungus

The tortoise or leaf beetle Chelymorpha alternans has a unique partnership with fungus, a new study from German and Panamanian scientists reveals.

Do Ants Work Together Like Brain Networks?

Do Ants Work Together Like Brain Networks?

A new study claims that colonies of ants work together like brain networks of neurons. Dr. Daniel Kronauer, who studies evolution in insect societies, created a new method to analyze decision-making in ant colonies.