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The Incredible Shrinking And Growing Brains Of Indian Jumping Ants

A new study of Indian jumping ants shows they have the ability to shrink and expand their brains — a first for any insect.

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Critics Say Chauvin Defense 'Weaponized' Stigma For Black Americans With Addiction

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The Incredible Shrinking And Growing Brains Of Indian Jumping Ants

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