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Old 09-04-2010, 09:16 AM   #1
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Genomes of Two Ant Species Sequenced

Genomes of Two Ant Species Sequenced
Clues to Their Extraordinary Social Behavior
Science Daily
August 27, 2010

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Scientists have finally sequenced the entire genome of an ant, actually two very different species of ant, and the insights gleaned from their genetic blueprints are already yielding tantalizing clues to the extraordinary social behavior of ants.
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Ants are extremely social creatures and their ability to survive depends on their community in a very similar way to humans," said Dr. Reinberg,
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