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Batsâ€™ remarkable ability to â€˜seeâ€™ in the dark uses the echoes from their own calls to decipher the shape of their dark surroundings.
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.
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.
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 thatâ€”complemented by acousticsâ€”enables a virtual revolution in high-speed undersea data collection and transmission.
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.
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.
GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq: ACFN), has been awarded a contract to supply its AquaShield(TM) Diver Detection Sonar (DDS) systems for the protection of several coastal and offshore installations.
TULSA, Okla., Jan.
Bats' and toothed whales' remarkable ability and the high-frequency hearing it depends on are shared at a much deeper level than anyone would have anticipatedâ€”all the way down to the molecular level.
Researchers at The University of Western Ontario (Western) led an international and multi-disciplinary study that sheds new light on the way that bats echolocate.
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.