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Growing younger & the art of disguise

Whilst ‘growing younger’ sounds like the sales pitch for a new anti-ageing cosmetic, it is indeed a scientific fact. Well, in some insects at least!

One of the weirdest phenomena in all of nature is the ability of certain insects to grow younger, or put another way, age in reverse. Termites are one such example; honey bees another.

Termites practice division of labour via a caste system, with each caste having a specific task. Only the ‘royal couple’ are

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