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Was with EFN
2015-04-18 12:39:52

Guys, you're not going anywhere just yet. Even in species that have learned to reproduce asexually, males play a large role.

2015-04-17 23:07:40

New Repeater Node System Enables Node Hopping and Fail-Proof Connectivity Madison, AL and Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 17, 2015 AvaLAN Wireless, leaders

2015-04-16 08:40:30

mBeaconSense -- The smallest and most innovative multi-sensor hub to power Internet of Things (IoT) SAN DIEGO, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Netclearance Systems, Inc., (NCS) the

2015-04-15 23:01:41

Shows new line of products for 4.9 Ghz band at ISC West Madison, AL and Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) April 15, 2015 AvaLAN Wireless, leaders in secure, fail-proof

2015-04-14 23:02:17

ANT+ Member Bontreger Announces New Line of Wireless Bike Lights Cochrane, Alberta (PRWEB) April 14, 2015 ANT Wireless, proven innovator in ultra-low

2015-04-14 08:26:15

DALLAS, April 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sandlerresearch.org adds Global ZigBee STB Market 2015 - 2019 a new research report in its store.

2015-04-07 08:21:51

The UltraCMOS® PE423422, PE423641 and PE42359 RF Switches Boast AEC-Q100 Grade 2 Certification for Automotive Applications SAN DIEGO, April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Peregrine Semiconductor

ThinkstockPhotos-153265112
2015-04-06 12:21:15

Resident ants of NYC have developed a hankering for junk food. Well, maybe.

Ants ISS
2015-04-02 10:20:47

Even in the microgravity environment of the International Space Station, ants are able to adapt to their conditions and continue searching collectively, according to a new study published Monday in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution.


Latest Ant Reference Libraries

Short-beaked Echidna, Tachyglossus aculeatus
2014-08-13 14:53:30

The short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus), once called the spiny anteater, is the sole member of its genus and one of four remaining species of echidna. It resides in Australia and New Guinea, residing in a variety of habitats including grasslands, forests, coasts, and in agricultural areas. This species was first described in 1792 by George Shaw, who named it Myrmecophaga aculeate, believing it to be a relative of the anteater. Its name has changed four times since its first...

Myrmecology
2013-09-30 16:20:45

Myrmecology, a branch of entomology, is the study of ants that has focused on many factors about ants, including evolution and social systems. William Morton Wheeler first used the term myrmecology, but the study of ants predates the usage of the term, going back to ancient references of ants. Auguste Forel, a Swiss psychologist, conducted the first scientific studies of ants, focusing on the roles of instinct and learning in a society. He published Les fourmis de la Suisse in 1874 after...

Hodotermes
2013-08-13 11:32:19

Hodotermes is a genus that contains two species of African harvester termites known as H. mossambicus and H. erithreensis. The collective range of both species extends from some areas of South Africa through the savannas in East Africa to Palaearctic North Africa. Both species are subterraneous, nesting under the ground, but the nests of H. mossambicus can contain several sphere-shaped hives, and long tunnels connect the rooms of each nest. It is typical for all harvester termites to have...

Jack Jumper Ant, Myrmecia pilosula
2013-07-10 13:00:54

The jack jumper ant (Myrmecia pilosula), known by other names including the jumping jack or hopper ant, is a species of bull ant that can be found in Australia. Its range includes Tasmania, New South Wales, and rural areas of Victoria. This species is unique in that its genome only holds on set of chromosomes, which is the lowest number of chromosomes that any animal can hold. Like other bull ants, this species can build nests under rocks or under dirt mounds. The jack jumper reaches an...

Red Bull Ant, Myrmecia gulosa
2013-07-10 12:55:32

The red bull ant (Myrmecia gulosa), also known as “hoppy Joe” or the giant bull ant, is a species of bull ant that can be found in Eastern Australia. It was first described by Joseph Banks in 1770 and was one of the first insects to be described from Australia. Its nests are found underground and contain a network of extensive tunnels. The red bull ant reaches an average body length between .5 and 1.1 inches. Its thorax and head are typically reddish...

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