The Corner

Phase V?

 Ok, this is slightly  off topic, but I found it interesting:

Nightmarish ‘supersoldier’ ants with huge heads and jaws have been created by activating ancient genes. Scientists believe the monster ants may be a genetic throwback to an ancestor that lived millions of years ago.

Scientists say they can create the supersoldiers at will by dabbing normal ant larvae with a special hormone – the larvae then develop into supersoldiers rather than normal soldier or worker ants.

Intriguing, but whatever Obama may be doing to the defense budget, I think it would be unwise for the Pentagon to turn to (possibly unreliable) ant armies to fill the gap. 

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