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Friday, 6 January 2012

Welcome to a brave new world: Genetic scientists create freakish man-made monster ants with huge heads and jaws -

Welcome to a brave new world: Genetic scientists create freakish man-made monster ants with huge heads and jaws - 
Welcome to a brave new world: Genetic scientists create freakish man made monster ants with huge heads and jaws article 0 0F59237D00000578 780 634x438

Nightmarish ‘supersoldier’ ants with huge heads and jaws have been created by activating ancient genes.


Scientists believe the monster ants may be a genetic throwback to an ancestor that lived millions of years ago.


Scientists say they can create the supersoldiers at will by dabbing normal ant larvae with a special hormone – the larvae then develop into supersoldiers rather than normal soldier or worker ants.


Read more - 
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2082799/Supersoldier-ants-gigantic-jaws.html

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