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Trap-jaw ants with the Suarez and Patek Labs

October 21, 2016

I went to Argonne National Lab to help with experiments on the mechanics of snapping in trap-jaw ants. This work is led by Dr. Andy Suarez, who has been studying these amazing animals for many years, and Dr. Sheila Patek, who is an expert on fast elastic-storage mechanisms in nature. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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