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In a study published in the January 2015 issue of The American Naturalist, Gustavo A. Londoño, Duván Garcia, and Manuel Sánchez Martínez report a novel nesting strategy observed in a tropical lowland bird that inhabits an area with very high losses to nest predators.
Bon voyage! Tropical fire ants in the 1500s became the first of their kind to travel the globe.
WARREN, New Jersey and BANGALORE, February 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Provides High-Performance, Low-Power Connectivity to Programmable SoC Solutions Mindtree
Wi-Next’s latest update of its WiseMESH® Network Operating System (NOS) bring the emerging de facto M2M protocol to its line of EdgeNodes and EndNodes Milano,
New ultra-low power wearables offer extended battery life of up to 30 hours for active lifestyles SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
HYDERABAD, India, February 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) or Bluetooth Smart is a WPAN technology which was launched based on the Bluetooth v4.0 specifications
The UltraCMOS® PE42524 Sets a New Standard for RF SOI at High Frequencies and Offers Reliability and Performance Advantages Over Existing GaAs-based Solutions SAN DIEGO, Feb.
SAN FRANCISCO, February 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- New Market Research Reports Title 'Global IPM Pheromones Market Analysis, Size And Segment Forecasts To 2020' Has Been Added
Wireless and Bluetooth Technology Development for the IOT Wayne, NJ (PRWEB) January 26, 2015 Cardinal Components, Inc., a world leader in the timing
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, 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 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...
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...
The red bull ant (Myrmecia gulosa), also known as âhoppy Joeâ 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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