Environment can affect personalities of ant colonies, study finds

08/7/2014 | BBC

Ant colonies appear to have personalities that are molded by their environment, according to a study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B. "Some colonies are much more happy to take risks in their daily activities, while other colonies are a lot less likely to take risks," said research leader Sarah Bengston of the University of Arizona. The personality of colonies can be affected by their location, with risk-taking personalities more common in the colder climes of the north, researchers suggest.

View Full Article in:

BBC

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Senior Researcher (8194)
American Institute for Researcher
Washington, DC
Technical Assistance Consultant (8336)
Am
Chicago, IL
Senior ELL Technical Assistance and Curriculum Specialist (8270)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Technical Assistance Associate (8330)
American Institute for Researcher
Chicago, IL
Vice Principal of Academics
Presentation High School
San Jose, CA