Model Cross-Section (image) Ohio Supercomputer Center Caption Researchers at The Ohio State University created on Ohio Supercomputer Center systems a 3-D model of an ant to study the biomechanical properties of the neck joint. A cross-section of the neck region shows the esophagus (teal), head exoskeleton (green), neck tissue (purple) and thorax exoskeleton (brown). Credit Castro/OSU Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.