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World's Most Extreme Hearing Animal Discovered By Researchers
2013-05-08 14:45:58

Researchers at the University of Strathclyde have discovered that the greater wax moth is capable of sensing sound frequencies of up to 300kHz – the highest recorded frequency sensitivity of any animal in the natural world.

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2011-07-03 08:40:00

The creature dubbed the world's loudest animal--a tiny water boatman type of insect that produces the most noise relative to body size--has been caught on tape by scientists for the first time.


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adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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