Termite inspired Architecture

What can we learn from the animal kingdom in regards of constructing buildings? Termites build intriguing and climate controlled mounds. They need to control their environment meticulously as they are very sensitive beings that cannot survive unless it is warm … Read More

Diverse Termite use in Africa

As I came across a blog which stated that some tribes in Africa consumed termite frass (also known as faeces) I became quite curious. Was this an urban legend? Or was it actually a true termite use? Is it common … Read More

Termites: Now a Social Cockroach

Termites have been downgraded from having their own branch on the evolutionary tree. From now on they will be known as a social cockroach! They may not exactly look like a cockroach but scientists have investigated their DNA sequence. The … Read More