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2014-11-12 08:40:59

Atmel's ATA8520 High-performance System-on-Chip Offers Easy Connectivity and Low-power Consumption for Devices Running on SIGFOX's Dedicated IoT Network SAN JOSE, Calif.

2014-11-05 08:44:46

The WiLink(TM) 8 family makes development easier and faster with certified TI modules and complete software offering DALLAS, Nov.

2014-11-04 16:25:39

Smart headwear transmit aerospace-grade heart rate, calorie and step measurements to mobile fitness apps and smart devices TEL AVIV, Israel, Nov.

2014-10-28 12:30:22

DUBAI, UAE, October 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Powerful lineup features continuous, automatic heart rate tracking; GPS; smartwatch functionality; plus

2014-10-28 08:43:08

Industry's first High Power Touch Screen Range Extender boosts Wi-Fi signals up to 10,000 sq. ft. with the tap of a finger CHINO HILLS, Calif., Oct.

fitbit new offerings
2014-10-28 07:33:00

Fitbit has just announced that it is expanding its range with three new wrist-mounted activity and sleep tracking products – the Fitbit Charge, Fitbit Charge HR, and Fitbit Surge. Each of the new products will help users “reach everyday active or performance health and fitness goals.”

2014-10-27 08:36:32

Chip Enables Long Communication Distance and Ultra-Low Power Consumption Essential to the Internet of Things SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct.

2014-10-24 12:29:38

NANJING, China, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tobin J. M.

2014-10-23 04:23:06

Bluetooth RF IP silicon proven and in customer usage SHANGHAI, Oct.


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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