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How do ants clean themselves?

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Ants and most other insects all have antennae.

They rely on their antennae for lots of different tasks: smelling food, finding mates and also, very importantly, communicating with each other.

Using powerful microscopes, scientists from Cambridge University now know how ants keep themselves clean, using parts of their body which look a lot like small combs and brushes.