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Rafts of Fire Ants Form Due to Cheerios Effect, Study Finds

Rafts of Fire Ants Form Due to Cheerios Effect, Study Finds

Enlarge / Georgia Tech scientists have discovered that the so-called “Cheerios effect” is the mechanism by which fire ants group together to form rafts. I’m waiting Fire ants may be the scourge of southern states like Georgia and Texas, but scientifically they are endlessly fascinating as an example of collective behavior. A few well-spaced fire …

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The Benjamin Button effect: scientists unlock the key to reversing aging

The Benjamin Button effect: scientists unlock the key to reversing aging

PARIS — Barbra Streisand loved her dog Samantha, aka Sammy. The fluffy white thoroughbred Coton de Tulear was even present on the steps of the Elysée Palace, the official residence of the French president, when Streisand was awarded the Legion of Honor in 2007. As the singer and actress explains inThe New York Times in …

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