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Crazy ants learn to neutralize fire ants' deadly venom

In what researchers at the University of Texas believe is the first example of its kind, crazy ants have found a way to detoxify fire ants' venom.

By February 13, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,539: HTC One M8 for Windows pass/fail, Ant-Man, how to rebrand a movie (podcast)

Is the HTC One M8 for Windows a big deal? Plus we'll get a first look at Paul Rudd as Ant-Man and talk about a new cryptocurrency for porn.

By August 19, 2014

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Swarm of 1,000 Kilobots cooperates like an ant colony

An autonomous team of swarming robots is the first of its kind on such a scale.

By August 14, 2014

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Plundering the fungal factories of ants for new drugs

In the search for powerful anticancer and antifungal drugs, scientists look somewhere new -- fungus-farming ants.

By August 5, 2014

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Can ants save the world from itself?

Research from Arizona State University suggests that ants might be trapping carbon dioxide, hence stopping it from being released into the atmosphere.

By August 5, 2014

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Invasion of crazy ants that dine on your iPhone

America is, scientists say, under an invasion of a new ant species -- Nylanderia fulva -- that has a true taste for gadgets of all kinds.

By June 10, 2013

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Invasive crazy ants have a taste for technology

Tawny crazy ants, which have an attraction to nesting in electronics, are displacing fire ants in parts of the United States.

By May 20, 2013

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Nation shows how to fight exam cheating -- shut off the Web

Uzbekistan only wants the best of the best to succeed. So it finds a simple way to achieve it: shut off the technology during university entrance exams.

By August 5, 2014

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Pope to young people: Get off the Web

Speaking to 50,000 German youngsters, the pontiff suggested that kids today spend too much time on futile activities, such as the Internet and TV.

By August 6, 2014

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Alleged Comcast customer service handbook: 'Take Control'

The release of a handbook purportedly given to customer-retention agents reveals an intense series of steps to stop customers from leaving.

By August 5, 2014