John on January 6, 2012 at 10:08 am
I welcome our new insect overlords:
Nightmarish ‘supersoldier’ ants with huge heads and jaws have been created by activating ancient genes.
Scientists believe the monster ants may be a genetic throwback to an ancestor that lived millions of years ago.
Scientists say they can create the supersoldiers at will by dabbing normal ant larvae with a special hormone – the larvae then develop into supersoldiers rather than normal soldier or worker ants.
You really have to click over and see these freaks. And in a related story:
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