Category: Social

Ant colonies remember things individual ants forget

Are ant colonies like human brains? Besides being the fastest animal in the world, they are collectively smart. An ant queen lives for 10 or 30 years. All the other ants live only a year or two. But scientists are finding that colonies seem to remember things for […]

UNICEF Funds 6 Blockchain Startups that will solve Global challenges

The United Nations’ charity arm for children, UNICEF, is funding research into blockchain tech. Announced Monday, UNICEF is investing $100,000 in six blockchain startups to “solve global challenges using blockchain technology,” ranging from healthcare delivery transparency to managing finances and resources. The investments are part of a broader program which […]