It's the same old story. Scientists decide to see if they can make modify a species. Next thing you know, we're being chased down the street by giant super-intelligent super soldier ants.

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Scientists from McGill University in Canada, discovered that the ant species Pheidole morrisi had the all the genetic tools needed to become giant-headed monsters. All the scientists had to do was dab an ant larve with a special hormone and and a regular worker ant became a super soldier with a Jay Leno-sized noggin.

Scientists believe the supersoldier ants were common millions of years ago. The giant head was used to help defend the entrance of a nest against attacking ants. Ugh, I can feel them crawling on my skin. Get them off, Get them off! [Daily Mail]