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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.

2014-09-15 04:20:13

STUTTGART, Germany, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Memorandum of understanding with TRaC Global - Wireless network standard facilitates

2014-09-13 23:02:34

New software defined radio with on board processor, web-based interface, operating up to 6GHz with 800MHz of bandwidth. Toronto, Ontario, Canada (PRWEB) September

2014-09-11 08:23:40

Standard offers new features with state-of-the-art remote control technology and smart home integration SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept.

2014-09-09 08:40:41

Polar V650 Offers Real-Time, "Smart Coaching" Data for Cyclists LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Sept.

2014-09-09 08:30:45

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gentag, Inc. is pleased to announce that it has been granted a new, additional allowance for its patents in Europe.

2014-09-08 23:05:37

BCC Research (http://www.bccresearch.com) reveals in its new report, Wireless Sensors: Technologies And Global Markets, the global wireless

2014-09-08 12:33:16

Ramp designs faster with TI's SimpleLink(TM) Bluetooth low energy CC2540T wireless MCU DALLAS, Sept.

2014-09-08 12:24:50

NUREMBERG, Germany, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wearable devices are the current trend in technology.


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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Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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