Video: Ants are Solid-Like and Liquid-Like

November 9, 2015
Ants Research Videos

Georgia Tech Associate Professor David Hu explains how collections of ants can change their shapes and actions based on their environments. Hu and School of Physics Associate Professor Alberto Fernandez-Nieves co-authored a study that found that ants are able to do this because the insects are actually liquid-like and solid-like simultaneously.