Neck Joint Model (image) Ohio Supercomputer Center Caption A cross-section of an ant's neck joint, part of a 3-D model created on Ohio Supercomputer Center systems, helped researchers at The Ohio State University to study the strength of the small insect. The model shows the head exoskeleton (blue), neck membrane (purple), esophagus (teal), and thoracic segments (orange). 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.