The super-mind that can turn ants into cancer hunters

It is the communication with scents that largely enables the ’ complex communities to function. And now French researchers have taught ants to recognize the smell of cells. So how can we train ants to do what we want? Are there more things the sniffing insects can help with?

Ant expert Hagman takes us into the ants’ different lives and shows that there are ants almost everywhere.

Participants: Anders Hagman, expert on ants; Patrizia d´Ettorre, animal behavior researcher at the Sorbonne Paris Nord University; Heikki Helanterä, ant researcher at the .

Reporter: Sara Sällström

Producer: Björn Gunér
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Source: ICELAND NEWS


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