Episode 170: Can Intelligence Be Measured?
Episode 129: Insights from Insects
UANews: 'Lazy ants make themselves useful in unexpected ways', Sept 11, 2017
Kare 11 TV report on lazy ant research
Salt: 'What bees can teach us about business' by Lee Williams, Oct 12, 2015
Nature World News: 'Marvel's Ant-Man And Its Movie Science [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW]', (the science behind Ant-Man, the movie), interview with Daniel Charbonneau, Aug 21, 2015
Discovery Sept 2015
Sueddeutsche Zeitung 'Faul wie eine Ameise', Sept 2015
Spektrum der Wissenschaft: 'Die meisten Ameisen sind Faulpelze', Oct 7, 2015
Article in the news section of Science magazine: 'Most worker ants are slackers', Oct 6, 2015 - and relevant questions in the Science Quiz ('the week's hottest science') on Oct 12, 2015 'Test your smarts on worker ants, kitty contraception, and more on this week’s science news quiz!'
Aleteia: 'La fourmi ne serait-elle pas un peu cigale?', Oct 5, 2015
Futurity: 'Some ants are lucky: their job is being lazy', Sep 23, 2015
UANews: 'Ants may have reason to be anti-work', Sep 22, 2015
R&D Mag: 'Some ants make for lazy roommates', Sep 28, 2015
Interview on NPR 'All Things Considered' with Robert Siegel about inactivity in ant colonies (with Anna Dornhaus), Jul 9, 2015
Interview on BBC World Update on inactive ants (with Daniel Charbonneau)
New Scientist article 'Lazy ants sit around doing nothing while their nest mates work', Jul 3, 2015
Science et Avenir: 'Certaines fourmis sont de vraies cigales', Jul 15, 2015
Article 'Der Sinn der Faulheit' in the Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Germany, Jul 19, 2015
Article 'Study Shows Some Worker Ants Don’t Work At All' at Mentalfloss, Aug 3, 2015
The Daily Beast 'Breaking News: Worker Ants Really Lazy', Jul 7, 2015
Quartz article 'Scientists say many worker ants are actually super lazy', Jul 6, 2015
Smartnews by Smithsonian 'Despite Their Industrious Reputation, Some Ants Are Super Lazy', Jul 8 2015
La Vanguardia 'Un estudio muestra que existen hormigas obreras especializadas en la inactividad', Jul 9, 2015
Tech Times 'Not All Ants Are Hard Workers: Scientists Find 'Lazy' Ants In Ant Nest', Jul 5, 2015
BBC News 'Ant colony 'personalities' shaped by environment', Aug 7, 2014
Nature World News 'Ant Colonies With Personalities? The Meek and the Bold', Aug 16, 2014
Documentary about 'The Mind of the Colony' by Matt Faw
PBS - TV segment on Arizona Illustrated, Aired April 30, 2013 on agricultural importance and communication of bees (from min:sec 02:12 to 10:20) clip
AZPM - The buzz on bees
AZ Daily Star - Published August 31st, 2013 'Social media becomes source of funding for research on social insects'
Blog on PLoS February 19th, 2013 'A floral 'map' to nectar discourages bumblebee robbers'
Astrobiology Magazine, 'Division of Labor and Multicellular Life', Aug 9, 2012
Blog on Scientific American June 7th, 2013 "Honeybees and monoculture: nothing to dance about"
Arizona Daily Wildcat - by Shelby Thomas, February 5th, 2013
"Science professors debate the influence of biology on altruism"
Honor's College article about student research in the lab
View a short documentary made by a student, Matt Velasquez, on our 'lazy ant' research
MOCA Genius Awards listed on VisitTucson.org
PBS/Arizona Public Media - Aired April 25th, 2010
"Wavelengths: Portraits of a Scientist"
PBS - TV segment on Arizona Illustrated, with graduate student Tuan Cao; May 1st, 2010 on K-12 Outreach program "BioME - Biodiversity from Molecules to Ecosystems"
GEO - published May, 2010
"Biologie: Ameisen sind Alleskoenner"
New York Times - Scientist at work: Anna Dornhaus, Published: April 27, 2009
"To Fathom a Colony’s Talk and Toil, Studying Insects One by One"
ABC (Australia) Radio show: The Science Show by Robyn Williams - Aired on November 28, 2009
"Recalcitrant ants forced back to work"
PBS - TV segment on Arizona Illustrated, Aired September 10, 2009
"Unlocking mysteries of ants and bees"
POPSCI July 1st 2009 "Color-coded ants reveal their efficiency"
ABC (Australia) Radio show: The Science Show by Robyn Williams - Aired on August 22, 2009
The Guardian - Published March 9th, 2009
"Six legs good"
Channel 4 - Published February 25th, 2009
"Human brain 'like colony of ants'"
insciences.org - Online February 25th, 2009
"Ants on the brain"
Arizona Daily Wildcat - by Yael Schusterman, March 23th, 2009
"The 'bots and the bees"
New Scientist - Published November 18th, 2008
"Division of labour may not be the key to ant success"
Spektrum der Wissenschaft - by Maria Hirsch, published November 18th, 2008
Public lecture - College of Science: Edges of Life, February 13th, 2008
Life's Cognitive Edge: The Role of the Mind and What it Means to be Human (Arizona Star article about series)
Science Daily - Online November 25th, 2008
"Can an ant be employee-of-the-month?"
Harper's Magazine - Published December 2, 2008
Arizona Daily Star - Published December 1st, 2008
"Ants don’t have to be specialists to benefit colony, UA study finds"
e! Science News - Online November 18th, 2008
"Are ants that specialize better at their job?"
Arizona Daily Star - Published December 27th, 2006
"Someone has to feed ants their cockroach hash"
New York Times - Published November 22nd, 2005
"Of Evolution, Physics and Butterflies"
Science News Online - Online April 3rd, 1999
"Look who's dancing"
Some BLOGS that mention our work
Our welcome guests (and one unwelcome...) on ifnaturecouldtalk June 30th, 2013
How an emergent curriculum works: hardwired into our DNA on teachertom October 21th, 2012
Aktion Hummelschutz, a German organization dedicated to bumble bee conservation