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Sick Ants Seek Out Medicinal Food

August 28th, 2015

Episode 318 of 579 episodes

Healthy ants wanted nothing to do with free-radical-rich foodstuff, but ants exposed to a pathogenic fungus sought the stuff, which upped their odds of survival. Christopher Intagliata reports.