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We Are the Ants :

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Author is : Shaun David Hutchinson
Publisher is : Simon and Schuster
release : 2016-01-19
genre : Young Adult Fiction
isbn_10 : 1481449656
isbn_13 : 9781481449656

Description : From the “author to watch” (Kirkus Reviews) of The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley comes an “equal parts sarcastic and profound” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) novel about a teenage boy who must decide whether or not the world is worth saving. Henry Denton has spent years being periodically abducted by aliens. Then the aliens give him an ultimatum: The world will end in 144 days, and all Henry has to do to stop it is push a big red button. Only he isn’t sure he wants to. After all, life hasn’t been great for Henry. His mom is a struggling waitress held together by a thin layer of cigarette smoke. His brother is a jobless dropout who just knocked someone up. His grandmother is slowly losing herself to Alzheimer’s. And Henry is still dealing with the grief of his boyfriend’s suicide last year. Wiping the slate clean sounds like a pretty good choice to him. But Henry is a scientist first, and facing the question thoroughly and logically, he begins to look for pros and cons: in the bully who is his perpetual one-night stand, in the best friend who betrayed him, in the brilliant and mysterious boy who walked into the wrong class. Weighing the pain and the joy that surrounds him, Henry is left with the ultimate choice: push the button and save the planet and everyone on it…or let the world—and his pain—be destroyed forever.

Adventures among Ants : A Global Safari with a Cast of Trillions

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Author is : Mark W. Moffett
Publisher is : Univ of California Press
release : 2010-05-05
genre : Science
isbn_10 : 0520945417
isbn_13 : 9780520945418

Description : Intrepid international explorer, biologist, and photographer Mark W. Moffett, "the Indiana Jones of entomology," takes us around the globe on a strange and colorful journey in search of the hidden world of ants. In tales from Nigeria, Indonesia, the Amazon, Australia, California, and elsewhere, Moffett recounts his entomological exploits and provides fascinating details on how ants live and how they dominate their ecosystems through strikingly human behaviors, yet at a different scale and a faster tempo. Moffett’s spectacular close-up photographs shrink us down to size, so that we can observe ants in familiar roles; warriors, builders, big-game hunters, and slave owners. We find them creating marketplaces and assembly lines and dealing with issues we think of as uniquely human—including hygiene, recycling, and warfare. Adventures among Ants introduces some of the world’s most awe-inspiring species and offers a startling new perspective on the limits of our own perception. • Ants are world-class road builders, handling traffic problems on thoroughfares that dwarf our highway systems in their complexity • Ants with the largest societies often deploy complicated military tactics • Some ants have evolved from hunter-gatherers into farmers, domesticating other insects and growing crops for food

Dr. Eleanor's Book of Common Ants of New York City :

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Author is : Eleanor Spicer Rice
Publisher is : University of Chicago Press
release : 2017-08-03
genre : Nature
isbn_10 : 022635167X
isbn_13 : 9780226351674

Description : Did you know that for every human on earth, there are about one million ants? They are among the longest-lived insects—with some ant queens passing the thirty-year mark—as well as some of the strongest. Fans of both the city and countryside alike, ants decompose dead wood, turn over soil (in some places more than earthworms), and even help plant forests by distributing seeds. But while fewer than thirty of the nearly one thousand ant species living in North America are true pests, we cringe when we see them marching across our kitchen floors. No longer! In this witty, accessible, and beautifully illustrated guide, Eleanor Spicer Rice, Alex Wild, and Rob Dunn metamorphose creepy-crawly revulsion into myrmecological wonder. Emerging from Dunn’s ambitious citizen science project Your Wild Life (an initiative based at North Carolina State University), Dr. Eleanor’s Book of Common Ants of New York City provides an eye-opening entomological overview of the natural history of New York’s species most noted by project participants—and even offers insight into the ant denizens of the city’s subways and Central Park. Exploring species from the honeyrump ant to the Japanese crazy ant, and featuring Wild’s stunning photography as well as tips on keeping ant farms in your home, this guide will be a tremendous resource for teachers, students, and scientists alike. But more than this, it will transform the way New Yorkers perceive the environment around them by deepening their understanding of its littlest inhabitants, inspiring everyone to find their inner naturalist, get outside, and crawl across the dirt—magnifying glass in hand.

The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley :

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Author is : Shaun David Hutchinson
Publisher is : Simon and Schuster
release : 2015-01-20
genre : Juvenile Fiction
isbn_10 : 1481403109
isbn_13 : 9781481403108

Description : Convinced he should have died in the accident that killed his parents and sister, sixteen-year-old Drew lives in a hospital, hiding from employees and his past, until Rusty, set on fire for being gay, turns his life around. Includes excerpts from the superhero comic Drew creates.

The Soul of the White Ant :

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Author is : Eugène Nielen Marais
Publisher is : no defined
release : 1945
genre : Termites
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isbn_13 : STANFORD:36105041618674

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One Hundred Hungry Ants :

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Author is : Elinor J Pinczes
Publisher is : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
release : 1999-09-27
genre : Juvenile Fiction
isbn_10 : 9780547488905
isbn_13 : 0547488904

Description : One hundred hungry ants march off single file to sample a picnic, but when the going gets too slow, they divide into two rows of fifty, then four rows of twenty . . . until they take so long that the picnic is gone!

At the Edge of the Universe :

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Author is : Shaun David Hutchinson
Publisher is : Simon and Schuster
release : 2017-02-07
genre : Juvenile Fiction
isbn_10 : 1481449680
isbn_13 : 9781481449687

Description : From the author of We Are the Ants and The Five Stages of Andrew Brawley comes the heartbreaking story of a boy who believes the universe is slowly shrinking as things he remembers are being erased from others’ memories. Tommy and Ozzie have been best friends since the second grade, and boyfriends since eighth. They spent countless days dreaming of escaping their small town—and then Tommy vanished. More accurately, he ceased to exist, erased from the minds and memories of everyone who knew him. Everyone except Ozzie. Ozzie doesn’t know how to navigate life without Tommy, and soon he suspects that something else is going on: that the universe is shrinking. When Ozzie is paired up with new student Calvin on a physics project, he begins to wonder if Calvin could somehow be involved. But the more time they spend together, the harder it is for him to deny the feelings developing between them, even if he still loves Tommy. But Ozzie knows there isn’t much time left to find Tommy—that once the door closes, it can’t be opened again. And he’s determined to keep it open as long as it takes to get his boyfriend back.

Wood Ant Ecology and Conservation :

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Author is : Jenni A. Stockan
Publisher is : Cambridge University Press
release : 2016-07-07
genre : Nature
isbn_10 : 1107048338
isbn_13 : 9781107048331

Description : A concise and contemporary synthesis of research into the ecology and conservation of wood ants, encompassing all known species.

Ant Colony Optimization :

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Author is : Marco Dorigo
Publisher is : MIT Press
release : 2004
genre : Mathematics
isbn_10 : 9780262042192
isbn_13 : 0262042193

Description : From real to artificial ants - The ant colony optimization metaheuristic - Ant colony optimization algorithms for the traveling salesman problem - Ant colony optimization theory - Ant colony optimization for NP-Hard problems - AntNet : an ACO algorithm for data network routing - Conclusions and prospects for the future.

Hey Little Ant :

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Author is : Phillip M. Hoose
Publisher is : no defined
release : 1998
genre : Juvenile Fiction
isbn_10 : 9781883672546
isbn_13 : 1883672546

Description : A song in which an ant pleads with the kid who is tempted to squish it.

Ants :

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Author is : Cheryl Coughlan
Publisher is : Capstone
release : 2004-09-01
genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
isbn_10 : 9780736848848
isbn_13 : 0736848843

Description : Simple text and photographs present the color and body parts of ants.

The Behavioural Ecology of Ants :

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Author is : J.H. Sudd
Publisher is : Springer Science & Business Media
release : 2013-03-09
genre : Science
isbn_10 : 9400931239
isbn_13 : 9789400931237

Description : This book is concerned with two problems: how eusociality, in which one individual forgoes reproduction to enhance the reproduction of a nestmate, could evolve under natural selection, and why it is found only in some insects-termites, ants and some bees and wasps. Although eusociality is apparently confined to insects, it has evolved a number of times in a single order of insects, the Hymenoptera. W. Hamilton's hypothesis, that the unusual haplodiploid mechanism of sex determination in the Hymenoptera singled this order out, still seems to have great explanatory power in the study of social ants. We believe that the direction, indeed confinement, of social altruism to close kin is the mainspring of social life in an ant colony, and the alternative explanatory schemes of, for example, parental manipu lation, should rightly be seen to operate within a system based on the selective support of kin. To control the flow of resources within their colony all its members resort to manipulations of their nestmates: parental manipulation of offspring is only one facet of a complex web of manipul ation, exploitation and competition for resources within the colony. The political intrigues extend outside the bounds of the colony, to insects and plants which have mutualistic relations with ants. In eusociality some individuals (sterile workers) do not pass their genes to a new generation directly. Instead, they tend the offspring of a close relation (in the simplest case their mother).

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