Takeaway numbers: A snail moves about a meter per hour, and one can cover your garden (“an average British garden”) in one night.
Researchers from the Ecology department at the University of Exeter tracked the activity of 450 garden snails using LED lights, UV paints, and time-lapse photography in a bid to discover the ways in which lungworm infections are spread from snails to dogs.
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.