If They’re So Smart, Why Do They Eat Ant Poison?

A study reported in the Journal of Experimental Biology found that ants can solve complex math problems. The scientists tested whether Argentine ants could solve a dynamic optimization problem by converting a classic Towers of Hanoi math puzzle into a maze, which the ants solved in an hour by finding the shortest path around the edge of the maze. Their next experiment will be to see if the ants can explain to me what any of this means.

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