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BionicAnt2crop
2015-03-28 09:59:40

Have you ever thought that the world would be just a little sweeter if we had 3-D-printed ants that could work together on tasks? Well you're in luck today!

2015-03-24 23:06:13

A Business-Class Wi-Fi solution that supports up to 100 Wi-Fi devices, 32 Wi-Fi networks and up to 8,000 sq ft of ultra-fast Wi-Fi coverage Chino Hills, CA (PRWEB)

2015-03-23 12:23:24

Cost-competitive MCP2561/2FD Transceivers Withstand Harsh Conditions While Increasing Maximum Data-Rate Capability and Meeting Lower Power Budgets CHANDLER, Ariz., March 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-03-17 23:10:19

The Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) industry is poised for a major upgrade in technology.

2015-03-02 23:07:27

Advantech Wireless announced today the release of its new Satellite Modulator SBM75X, high data rate, for broadcast applications. MONTREAL, CANADA (PRWEB) March

2015-03-02 08:43:12

Stack-on-Board RN2483 Module Makes it Easy to Tap the 10-Mile Range and 10-Year Battery Life of LoRa Technology Wireless Networks CHANDLER, Ariz., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- [NASDAQ:

2015-03-02 04:30:18

BARCELONA, March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS - Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) and LGS Innovations, a leading provider of advanced networking and communications solutions for

2015-02-27 23:07:12

Transparency Market Research added new report "Bluetooth Smart And Smart Ready Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, And Forecast 2014 - 2020" to their data

2015-02-26 16:22:11

Built-in supporting circuitry and inclusion of full software stack and profiles saves on system bill-of-materials costs and helps lower time to market SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb.

2015-02-26 12:31:52

Highly integrated RF solution designed into disruptive backhaul product, on display at Mobile World Congress 2015 TORONTO, Feb.


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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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Word of the Day
gubbings
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'