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Mutant ants provide insights into social interaction

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Mutant ants provide insights into social interactionAnts engineered to lack their ‘sense of smell’ became unable to communicate, navigate or forage. A new study may further the understanding of the genetics of social communication across evolution, with the potential to shape research into disorders that interfere with it.Ants engineered to lack their ‘sense of smell’ became unable to communicate, navigate or forage. A new study may further the understanding of the genetics of social communication across evolution, with the potential to shape research into disorders that interfere with it.

Source: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/08/170810121956.htm

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