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Bats Have Fastest Known Mammal Muscle
2011-09-30 05:04:01

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.

2011-09-14 11:32:47

A new study reveals that the way fruit bats use biosonar to 'see' their surroundings is significantly more advanced than first thought.

Image 1 - WHOI Studies Hydrocarbon Flow Rate Of Deepwater Horizon Spill
2011-09-06 05:23:09

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.

2011-08-15 08:00:00

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.

2011-08-05 07:30:00

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.

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2011-07-31 07:15:59

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. .

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2011-07-29 14:11:15

Scientists have found a rainforest vine that has evolved dish-shaped leaves to attract the bats that pollinate it.


Word of the Day
saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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