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2014-04-08 08:39:16

OSLO, Norway, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enhanced RF protocol software stack includes features that not only make it even easier to design ULP wireless products for expert- and non expert-RF engineers alike but also enables simple, secure, and reliable field updates of both stack and application Ultralow power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA (OSE: NOD) today announces S110 SoftDevice v7.0, the next major release of its Bluetooth(R)low...

2014-04-06 23:01:35

Bluegiga Technologies, a leading provider of Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity modules, today announced its new WT32i Bluetooth Audio Module. Espoo, Finland (PRWEB) April 06, 2014 The WT32i is Bluegiga’s newest Bluetooth Audio module offering excellent RF performance with +6.5 dBm transmit power while being fully pin compatible with Bluegiga’s WT32 module for easy design migration. WT32i audio interfaces include analog, I2S, and SPDIF and software support for Bluetooth audio profiles...

2014-04-04 23:29:35

Polar V800 is the best new triathlon watch to be released for 2014 according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 V800 is due out this month and it is quite possibly the best new triathlon GPS watch ever made according to the Heart Rate Watch Company. "Looking at the specs it has Bluetooth Smart data transfer, heart rate in the water, heart rate variability and a host of features that the other top triathlon watches have not yet adopted," says...

'Touched' Female Cockroaches Reproduce Faster
2014-04-02 15:53:02

North Carolina State University To speed up reproduction, there's no substitute for the tender touch of a live cockroach. That's the major takeaway from a North Carolina State University study examining whether artificial antennae – in this case, duck feathers – can mimic a cockroach antenna's capacity to hasten reproduction in cockroach females. Female cockroaches that get "touched" – by other female cockroaches and, under certain conditions, even by duck feathers that mimic...

2014-04-02 12:36:16

New ADK to be demonstrated at ISC West 2014 SAN JOSE, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GainSpan(®) Corporation, a leader in low-power Wi-Fi for the Internet of Things, and GEO Semiconductor, Inc., a semiconductor and software company specializing in camera and video solutions, today announced a Full HD resolution Video Application Development Kit (ADK) targeted at IOT applications in the surveillance, security and automotive markets. The new ADK will be demonstrated at the...

2014-04-02 04:22:09

LAS VEGAS - International Security Conference and Expo, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eInfochips [http://www.einfochips.com ], a global product engineering company; The Kroger Co. [https://www.kroger.com ] (KR), one of the world's largest retailers and Wincor Nixdorf [http://www.wincor-nixdorf.com/internet/site_EN/EN/Home/homepage_node.html ] (WIN), one of the world's leading providers of IT solutions and services to retail banks and the retail industry today introduced a new...

2014-04-01 20:21:32

DUBLIN, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ztd4d8/real_time) has announced the addition of the "Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS, RFID, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, UWB, GPS, IR, NFER, ZigBee and Emerging Technologies) and Application Market - Forecasts to 2020" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ztd4d8/real_time ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The...

2014-04-01 16:27:07

DUBLIN, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zb7rsm/connectivity_chip) has announced the addition of the "Connectivity Chip Trends" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zb7rsm/connectivity_chip ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report analyzes and presents an overview of Connectivity Chips market worldwide. The report in addition provides...

Six New Dracula Ants From Madagascar
2014-03-31 15:41:31

Pensoft Publishers Six new species of Dracula ants from the Malagasy region have been discovered by scientists at the California Academy of Sciences. The discoveries, by postdoctoral fellow Masashi Yoshimura from Japan and curator of entomology Brian L. Fisher, represent a completely new twist in the typically rigid caste system of ants, where anatomy is typically destiny. The study was published in the open access journal ZooKeys. "The genus Mystrium is the most mysterious group within...

2014-03-31 08:33:55

Marvell's new 88EM8189 LED controller offers I2C control, low standby power, compatibility to phase cut dimmers and accelerates the transition of Smart lighting SANTA CLARA, Calif., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marvell (Nasdaq: MRVL) today announced its new AC/DC LED driver Integrated Circuit (IC), the Marvell® 88EM8189 featuring I(2)C compatible digital interface integration to connect with a networking microcontroller that runs a lighting control protocol, such as Zigbee, for Smart...


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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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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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