Got ants? At this time of year, I bet there are some on your trees, deck, or even on your trousers. The BBC reports that we’ll soon be able to get a more detailed view of what ants look like: Ants in 3D: project begins to image every known species.
Scientists are embarking on a mission to capture a 3D image of every ant species known to science.
The US team is visiting museums around the world to photograph all of the ant specimens in their collections.
They are using a technique that, for the first time, allows microscopic anatomical detail of the insects’ bodies to be photographed.
That Antweb thing looks pretty cool. Now, what are the species of ants that we have on Gabriola?
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