Harvester ants use their own internet for hive-mind decision making

Harvester ant colonies are able to decide how many foragers they need to send out of the nest by using a protocol system that's eerily similar to the one IT professionals use to determine how much bandwidth is available on the internet. This so-called "anternet" apparently proves that ant decision-making and behavior… »8/27/12 7:40pm8/27/12 7:40pm