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Moths Use Anti-Bat Sonar Counter-Measures in an Aerial Arms Race

Bats and moths have been engaged in aerial warfare for nearly 65 Myr. This arms race has produced a suite of counter-adaptations in moths, including bat-detecting ears. One set of defensive strategies involves the active production of sound; tiger moths’ ultrasonic replies to bat attack have been shown to startle bats, warn the predators of …

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Introducing The Sleepy PI Family: A Range Of Sleep Mode And Arduino I/O Boards For Raspberry Pi

We’re pleased to announce the launch of the Sleepy Pi family of boards and accessories for the Raspberry Pi. The first board in the family is the Sleepy Pi, which is essentially a Smart Power Management board for the Raspberry Pi that includes a low power Arduino that stays powered when the Raspberry Pi is …

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Simple Farnell / Element14 Live Price & Stock Update in Excel BOM

When compiling a Bill Of Materials (BOM) for a project, you inevitably end up with a spreadsheet listing the parts and suppliers. Most PCB CAD packages can even output parts directly in CSV format which can be directly imported into a spreadsheet package such as Excel. Recently, I was playing around with a circuit in …

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