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The 411: Youth

Not your average ant farm




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January 15, 2014 | 698 views | Post a comment

If you thought you’d have to go to outer space to get away from those pesky ants, you might want to think again. About 800 pavement ants (Tetramorium caespitum) set out on a journey Jan. 9 to the International Space Station (ISS) for a science project that elementary and secondary school students can participate in on Earth. The ants are the next in a series of organisms that have been sent to space as a part of a project by Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Educational Outreach in coordination with BioServe Space Technologies of the University of Colorado Boulder, NASA, and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space. Scientific expertise on ant behavior is being provided by Stanford University. . . .

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