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AcronymDefinition
ANTSAndover Newton Theological School
ANTSAgence Nationale des Titres Sécurisés (French national security agency)
ANTSAlgorithmic Number Theory Symposium
ANTSAutonomous Nanotechnology Swarm (NASA)
ANTS8-Aminonaphthalene-1,3,6-Trisulfonic Acid
ANTSAdvanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems (symposium)
ANTSAnglo-Norman Text Society
ANTSActive Network Transport System
ANTSAT&T/Novell Telephone Services
ANTSAirborne Night Television System
ANTSAdvanced Naval Training School
ANTSAutomatic Navigability Testing System
ANTSArmy NBCCS Tracking System
ANTSAdaptive Networks, Threats and Solutions (US Army)
ANTSAntenna Subsystem
ANTSApproximate Non-Deterministic Tree Search
ANTSA New Tax System (Australia)
References in classic literature ?
sanguinea, and found a number of these ants entering their nest, carrying the dead bodies of F.
But as ants, which are not slave-makers, will, as I have seen, carry off pupae of other species, if scattered near their nests, it is possible that pupae originally stored as food might become developed; and the ants thus unintentionally reared would then follow their proper instincts, and do what work they could.
This ant is absolutely dependent on its slaves; without their aid, the species would certainly become extinct in a single year.
Scientists recently caught ants in the act of what was supposed to be a purely human behavior: nursing their injured friends.
Invasive ants, Solenopsis invicta, Tapinoma melanocephalum, Biodiversity, Ant-mealybug mutualism
Some form of swimming has evolved independently several times in ants, says Steve Yanoviak of the University of Louisville in Kentucky.
The wildlife charity says that ants should be left alone where possible, as birds like wrens, robins and sparrows will welcome them as a snack.
No matter whether you live in the country or in the city, you'll find ants nearby.
The tribals catch the soldier ants, also called red ants, mainly found on trees and eat them along with their eggs, either raw or cooked.
The hunt for biological control of imported fire ants began in the 1970s in Brazil.
Choe found that Argentine ants have a chemical on the outside of their bodies that signals to other ants, "I'm dead--take me away.