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2010-07-08 07:33:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Onda Corporation, the global leader in ultrasound measurements, celebrated the 2000th hydrophone shipment. The hallmark unit, a polymer-based HNP hydrophone, shipped to St.

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2010-06-22 09:50:00

Tracking fish across Alaska’s vast continental shelves can present a challenge to any scientist studying Alaska’s seas. Researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have successfully tested a possible solution in the form of underwater gliders.

2010-06-09 07:30:00

GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy Inc.

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2010-05-12 12:30:14

Scientists from the Naval Research Laboratory at Stennis Space Center, MS, (NRL-SSC) and Washington, DC, recently completed an investigation of the acoustic properties of the deep seafloor in the Gulf of Mexico.

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2010-05-11 13:16:46

Bats’ remarkable ability to ‘see’ in the dark uses the echoes from their own calls to decipher the shape of their dark surroundings.

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2010-04-01 13:17:19

Researchers at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) have developed two advanced broadband acoustic systems that they believe could represent the acoustic equivalent of the leap from black-and-white television to high-definition color TV.

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2010-03-30 06:35:00

After a series of innovative experiments designed to mimic a thick forest, researchers have discovered how bats are so adept at avoiding objects, real or perceived.

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2010-02-24 13:00:00

In a technological advance that its developers are likening to the cell phone and wireless Internet access, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) scientists and engineers have devised an undersea optical communications system that—complemented by acoustics—enables a virtual revolution in high-speed undersea data collection and transmission.

2010-02-05 13:50:14

The best way to track a moving object with a flashlight might be to aim it to one side, catching the object in the edge of the beam rather than the center.

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2010-02-05 09:45:00

New research conducted at the University of Maryland's bat lab shows Egyptian fruit bats find a target by NOT aiming their guiding sonar directly at it.


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