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Scientists Prove That Swarming Ants Act Just Like Liquid Metal

This antastic viral will knock you sideways – ants are liquid-like and solid-like at the same time! Don’t believe me – well watch Professor David Hu as he explains how colonies of ants can change shapes and actions based on their environments. Ever seen a group of ants build a life raft? Watch this bit of awesome science and you’ll be totally blown away by the ingenuity of the humble little ant. After seeing this you’ll never look at the ant world in the same way again.

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