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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.
Researchers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution have calculated the flow rate of the BP Macondo well to be about 57,000 barrels of oil per day, totaling close to 5 million barrels of oil and nearly 100 million standard cubic feet per day of natural gas released from April 2010 to July 2010.
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy announced the successful launch and recovery of the Remote Multi-Mission Vehicle (RMMV) carrying the Raytheon-developed AN/AQS-20A minehunting sonar.
GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: ACFN), announced that its Projects Division was awarded a new manufacturing and simulator development contract valued at approximately $1.75 million.
In a paper published recently in the journal Science, researchers at Brown University and from the Republic of Georgia have learned how bats can home in on a target, virtually dismissing other objects in their midst. .
Scientists have found a rainforest vine that has evolved dish-shaped leaves to attract the bats that pollinate it.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.