Did you know that ants’ brains can grow or shrink depending on their role in the nest?

Many species of ants live in colonies with fixed reproductive roles: one or more queens that lay the eggs, and many sterile workers who forage for food, care for the queen, her young offspring and the nest. In most species these roles are for life, but there‚Äôs some in which workers can assume the role … Continue reading Did you know that ants’ brains can grow or shrink depending on their role in the nest?