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Keeping track of your ants... Answered

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This may well be the world's smallest tracking collar. From an article in Science News.

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Goodhart (author)2009-04-24

Also, if they make one small enough for a paramecium, then our privacy will really be in big trouble

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Goodhart (author)2009-04-24

Now, if they could also include a small backpack with that, they could carry their very own People repellent LOL

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NachoMahma (author)2009-04-23
. That is incredible.
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. Fantastic Voyage1 is just around the corner. Raquel Welch!!

  • 1 Apparently, there is a remake in the works.

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Goodhart (author)NachoMahma2009-04-24

WOW that brings back memories....RW sure looked young then :-) and now, at the age of 68 is still a looker. ;-) check out her gallery

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Plasmana (author)2009-04-23

it is amazing how small electronics can get... Why put a tracking collar on a ant when they barely don't go anywhere?

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kelseymh (author)Plasmana2009-04-23

Read the article -- ants do travel significant distances when scouting for new colony locations. The researchers were investigating whether ants choose those locations by comparing (going back to previous sites) or on some "absolute" scale.

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Plasmana (author)kelseymh2009-04-24

You mean ants do travel for miles??

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Barely don't go anywhere?

Anyways, this video of a cast of a an ants nest is impressive


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Wow.. It was sad that their city was filled, but the structural complex it stunning...

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Lithium Rain (author)2009-04-23