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2009-06-30 12:05:00

A team of researchers from the University of Alcalá de Henares (UAH) has shown scientifically that human beings can develop echolocation, the system of acoustic signals used by dolphins and bats to explore their surroundings.

2009-06-09 13:13:28

German scientists have discovered bats can use echolocation in identifying characteristics of other individual bats' voices to recognize each other. Researchers from the University of Tuebingen and the University of Applied Sciences in Konstanz said they first tested the ability of four greater mouse-eared bats to distinguish between the echolocation calls of other bats.

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2009-06-06 14:25:00

A new study shows that bats use sound for more than direction.

2009-06-05 09:05:47

Bats can use the characteristics of other bats' voices to recognize each other, according to a study by researchers from the University of Tuebingen, Germany and the University of Applied Sciences in Konstanz, Germany.

2009-05-12 07:00:00

Multiple AquaShield(TM) Diver Detection Sonar Units Ordered in Last Few Months GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, May 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy Inc.

2009-05-07 09:00:00

ABERDEEN, Scotland and SEATTLE, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Seatronics, an established global supplier of electronic subsea equipment, has selected BlueView Technologies, Inc. as the latest addition to its core group of products. BlueView Technologies is a leading supplier of miniature multibeam sonar.

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2009-04-08 10:40:00

Military sonar exercises could be to blame for numerous beachings of dolphins and whales due to temporary deafness, scientists suggest in the Royal Society journal Biology Letters on Wednesday.

2009-03-03 07:00:00

Multiple AquaShield(TM) Diver Detection Sonar units to protect vital infrastructure GIVAT SHMUEL, Israel, March 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DSIT Solutions Ltd., a subsidiary of Acorn Energy Inc.

2009-02-20 09:07:35

A Google Ocean picture that some said might show the location of the mythical city Atlantis off the coast of Africa was an image of sonar data, Google said. The image, first reported by a British aeronautical engineer using Google Ocean, appears to depict a grid system 620 miles off the coast of northwest Africa, near the Canary Islands, The Daily Telegraph reported Friday. However, a Google spokeswoman said the grid lines on the image, which the original British viewer described as...

2009-02-12 07:30:00

MERRIMACK, N.H. and MIAMI, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami International Boat Show -- Raymarine, Inc., a world leader in marine electronics, today announced that its all new A-Series Navigation System was awarded the 2008 Best of the Year Award from MotorBoating Magazine.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.