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Bats derive their ability to use echolocation, the bouncing of sound waves off objects to produce an accurate representation of the environment in total darkness, from so-called “superfast” muscles.
A new study reveals that the way fruit bats use biosonar to 'see' their surroundings is significantly more advanced than first thought.
Scientists have found a rainforest vine that has evolved dish-shaped leaves to attract the bats that pollinate it.
Dolphins and porpoises use echolocation for hunting and orientation.
Everybody has heard about echolocation in bats and dolphins.
Bruce Carlson stands next to a fish tank in his lab, holding a putty colored Radio Shack amplifier connected to two wires whose insulation has been stripped.
TAU uses the common cockroach to fine-tune robots of the future.
It takes songbirds and baseball pitchers thousands of repetitions â€“ a choreography of many muscle movements -- to develop an irresistible trill or a killer slider.
Researchers have developed a simple rubber device that is capable of replicating complex bird songs.
For centuries, hunters have imitated their avian prey by whistling through their fingers or by carving wooden bird calls.
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