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Marek Borowiec's Awesome Social Insects Award

Ant specialist Marek Borowiec collecting ants at the summit of Mt Marojejy in northern Madagascar. (Photo by Kimiora Ward)

Marek Borowiec, who attributes his interest in ants to E.O. Wilson's autobiography "Naturalist," has just won a major award. It's more than major:...

Ant specialist Marek Borowiec collecting ants at the summit of Mt Marojejy in northern Madagascar. (Photo by Kimiora Ward)
Ant specialist Marek Borowiec collecting ants at the summit of Mt Marojejy in northern Madagascar. (Photo by Kimiora Ward)

Ant specialist Marek Borowiec collecting ants at the summit of Mt Marojejy in northern Madagascar. (Photo by Kimiora Ward)

Marek Borowiec Drawn to Ants, Especially Army Ants

This is Lioponera princeps, one of the ants that Marek Borowiec studies. (Image by Marek Borowiec)

Marek Borowiec's world revolves around myrmecology, the scientific study of ants. Borowiec, who received his doctorate in entomology in June from...

This is Lioponera princeps, one of the ants that Marek Borowiec studies. (Image by Marek Borowiec)
This is Lioponera princeps, one of the ants that Marek Borowiec studies. (Image by Marek Borowiec)

This is Lioponera princeps, one of the ants that Marek Borowiec studies. (Image by Marek Borowiec)

Posted on Monday, October 24, 2016 at 12:35 PM

Surprise! Bees and Ants More Closely Related Than Most Wasps

A bee and an ant; they're more closely related than they are to most wasps. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Who would have thought? Who would have thought that ants are more closely related to bees than they are to most wasps? In ground-breaking research...

A bee and an ant; they're more closely related than they are to most wasps. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A bee and an ant; they're more closely related than they are to most wasps. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A bee and an ant; they're more closely related than they are to most wasps. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ants and bees are more genetically related to each other than they are to social wasps, such as this yellow jacket. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Ants and bees are more genetically related to each other than they are to social wasps, such as this yellow jacket. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ants and bees are more genetically related to each other than they are to social wasps, such as this yellow jacket. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, October 7, 2013 at 9:57 PM
Tags: ants (25), bees (81), Brian Johnson (19), Current Biology (3), Ernest K. Lee (1), Joanna Chiu (20), Joel Atallah (1), Marek Borowiec (3), Phil Ward (21), wasps (7)
 
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