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BBC Nature - Video collection: Deadly dinosaurs. BBC Nature - Ants turned into 'supersoldiers' 5 January 2012Last updated at 19:00 By Victoria Gill Science reporter, BBC Nature Pheidole ant supersoldiers (right) use their unusually large heads to defend their nests Ants can be programmed to become "supersoldiers", according to an international team of researchers.

BBC Nature - Ants turned into 'supersoldiers'

All ant colonies are made up of insects of different "castes", including soldiers and workers. This team worked out how to "trick" developing ant larvae to turn into a rare and unusual supersoldier caste. The breakthrough, the researchers say, reveals that hidden traits could be unlocked in many species. The findings are published in Science. Dr Ehab Abouheif from McGill University in Montreal led the team, which found that treating ant larvae with a hormone at a very specific time during their development turned those ants into the giant supersoldiers.

The scientists managed to achieve this in two ant species that do not "naturally" have the supersoldier caste as part of their colony. Ancestral form. Mosaic jellyfish - photography, Animal photos, animal pictures. Click the picture for more lols! - StumbleUpon. Birds animals eagles - Wallpaper (#1022762) / - StumbleUpon. Evolution News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip - io9.

Well that depends on what you mean by "driest.

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" Some of the spiciest food I've had has been from Thailand and India, from regions that are hot, but seriously damn wet for parts of the year. Well, perhaps predominantly was a bad word to use, so I'll give you Thailand. Likewise, India and Mexico are too large to generalize as one climate, and there are really wet regions. However there are also many notable dry/arid areas. Bangalore, Punjab, and to an extent, New Delhi have very hot and dry seasons (New Delhi gets both dust storms AND monsoons, lucky them...).

So I probably could have rephrased what I originally said as, "I find it ironic that while the hottest chilies grow in the wettest places, they are used IN MANY ARID places. " I guess I was just hung up on the whole wettest, hottest, fungussy, pungent thing that I remembered that I needed to get my sister in law a Christmas gift and rushed through my original post. I'm still sticking to my guns though. Except Thailand. Lion's Mane by Alexander Semenov - StumbleUpon. - StumbleUpon. FLAUM - Bild von Michael Seth aus Tiere - Fotografie (21002427) @Hermann Klecker: Ist das alles, was wir von fc-Betreiber-Seite an Reaktion auf das, was hier seit einigen Tagen los ist, erwarten dürfen?

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Ich bin ziemlich entsetzt.... nur mal als Nachfrage - und das meine ich wirklich ernst: "Wenn Ihr nicht wollt, daß noch mehr anonymisiert wird oder daß gar das Anmerkungen zu Galerie-Bildern unterbunden werdne, dann benehmt Euch anständig und akzeptiert das Votum" Ist damit generell auch eine sachliche und konstruktive Kritik am Bild gemeint? Wenn nicht, dann ist der Satz da oben sehr missverständlich... Benehmen sollte man sich mit seinen Kommentaren können, ganz klar, aber wenn man - auch nach dem Einzug in die Galerie - nichts mehr dazu schreiben darf was Kritik beeinhaltet, dann sollte man in der Hilfedatei - zumindest was die Galerie anbelangt - eine Einschränkung in den Grundlagen aufnehmen, so in etwa: "Die fotocommunity ist ein kreativer Ort für alle, die gerne fotografieren. Michael se.........., 5.05.2010 um 13:28 Uhr das vermute ich auch :-o)

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