How Saharan Silver Ants Cope with Torrid Heat of African Desert

An international team of entomologists from the United States and Switzerland is the first to demonstrate that the Saharan silver ants (Cataglyphis bombycina) use a coat of uniquely shaped triangular hairs to control electromagnetic waves over an extremely broad range from the solar spectrum to the mid-infrared, and that different physical mechanisms are used in [...] —> Read More