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2014-09-30 04:23:18

DALLAS, September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RnRMarketResearch.com adds The Future of eNVM: Application Markets, Market Forecasts and Major Trends research report, which

2014-09-29 16:22:28

Arrow Exterminators Offers Tips to Keep Pests from Crashing Tailgates This Fall ATLANTA, Sept.

2014-09-29 12:34:08

TEL AVIV, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Variscite [http://www.variscite.com ], a leading design and manufacturer of embedded solutions [http://www.variscite.com/solutions

2014-09-25 16:24:58

Developer of bio-sensing technology for wearables, puts real-time heart rate monitor, calorie counter and Bluetooth® 4.0 / ANT+(TM) connectivity into a Lazer Genesis helmet TEL AVIV,

wearable tech
2014-09-18 05:33:51

Wearable lifestyle activity monitors are all the rage right now in the health community, but new research suggests that, while they do provide some benefits, they may not be as great as we think.

2014-09-17 08:38:27

PE42542 and PE42543 Feature Broad Bandwidth, Low-Frequency Power Handling and a Fast Settling Time Ideal for Test-and-Measurement Equipment SAN DIEGO, Sept.

2014-09-15 12:28:11

Cochlear is the first and only company to provide true wireless freedom unbound by the constraints of wires or bulky neck-worn components CENTENNIAL, Colo., Sept.

2014-09-15 08:35:00

Baseband IC Allows Customers to Add Proprietary Value on Top of WiGig Standard TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Peraso Technologies Inc.


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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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