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 Post subject: Genetically modified Supersoldier Ants
 Post Posted: Fri Jan 06, 2012 9:14 am 
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By ROB WAUGH

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.

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