Social insect colonies consist of castes with different roles, each with their specialized body types and behaviors. New research published in BMC Zoology finds… Read more »
Dr. Sean O'Donnell studies brain investment, thermal physiology, and tropical ecology at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA, USA. He is particularly interested in understanding the ways environmental challenges and complexity shape adaptive outcomes in animals, with implications for predicting climate change effects. He often uses social insects as models for research.
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- Brains versus brawn: reduced brain investment in army ant soldiers - 13th July 2018