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The secret to these bats’ hunting prowess is deep within their ears
This major group of diverse bats are auditory innovators.
Bat echolocation could help us understand ADHD
Their brain cells adapt to help them navigate on the fly.
Will Growing Urban Noise Make Bats Worse At Hunting Down Food?
Bats can adapt by switching senses, but that's not good enough
To Track A Meal, Bats Waggle Their Heads And Ears
Pairing little movements with bursts of sonar reveals a bug’s location
How Bats Find Their Way Through The Clutter
Turns out bat sonar is simpler than scientists thought.
Fruit Bats Have Sonar, Too
Although they fly like other bats and look like other bats, fruit bats lack the special biosonar that makes their...
Tropical Moths Fight Bats With Blasts Of Ultrasound From Their Genitals
Rubbing your own privates is actually pretty useful if you're a hawk moth.
Researchers Can Now “Hear” The Exact Shape Of A Room
Be like the bat. Echolocate.
How Bats Recognize Friends In The Dark
The ability to recognize individuals by sound helps bats stay connected in the dark. Scroll down for an audio sample.
How Bats Can Help Scientists Design Better Robots
Bats can detect ultra-small perturbations in the air, and understanding this ability could improve sensitive detection equipment.