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Researchers Grow “Frankenstein Ants” to Study Epigenetics

By | October 1, 2016

A molecular biologist ventures into entomology to use genetically modified ants as laboratory models of behavioral epigenetics.

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Behavior Brief

By | September 23, 2016

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Methylation’s Role in Eusocial Insect Behavior Questioned

By | January 22, 2016

Researchers re-examine the evidence for DNA methylation as the cause of behavioral differences among social insects.

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Epigenetic Alterations Determine Ant Behavior

By | January 4, 2016

Histone modifications to the DNA of Florida carpenter ants can turn soldiers into foragers.

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Behavior Brief

By | September 2, 2015

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Behavior Brief

By | March 9, 2015

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Behavior Brief

By | February 6, 2015

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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Slippery When Wet

By | January 14, 2015

Carnivorous pitcher plants gobble more ants by turning off their traps in dry weather.

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Animal Tracker

By | June 3, 2014

A program developed by animal behavior researchers automatically tracks individuals in a group, like fish in a school or ants in a colony.

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Behavior Brief

By | May 28, 2014

A round-up of recent discoveries in behavior research

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