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> It was assumed that the termites use their sense of
> smell to guide the columns together, but when Eugene Marais stuck a steel
> plate between two columns, he found that they still matched perfectly.
> Marais also discovered that all the coordinated activities of the termites
> are somehow facilitated by their queen. Even if the queen is isolated from
> the workers in a compartment, when the queen is killed, all work instantly
I'd love some references for these two pieces of work
(I'm assuming they were published in the normal way).
Chris Taylor (email@example.com)
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