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November 10, 2014
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Bats bolster brain hypothesis, maybe technology, too

Decades of research on how bats use echolocation to keep a focus on their targets not only lends support to a long debated neuroscience hypothesis about vision but also could lead to smarter sonar and radar technologies. PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown … Continue reading

February 6, 2014
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Polar night

Arctic excursion explores how sea life copes with continuous winter darkness When the North Pole tilts away from the sun during the winter, the Arctic region plunges into weeks of continuous darkness. The sun never peeks above the horizon, casting … Continue reading

January 26, 2014
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Bats Use Water Ripples to Hunt Frogs

AUSTIN, Texas — As the male túngara frog serenades female frogs from a pond, he creates watery ripples that make him easier to target by rivals and predators such as bats, according to researchers from The University of Texas at Austin, … Continue reading

November 18, 2012
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Sandy’s Underwater Sandscapes

UD researchers studying ‘fingerprint’ left on seafloor by Hurricane Sandy Beneath the 20-foot waves that crested off Delaware’s coast during Hurricane Sandy, thrashing waters reshaped the floor of the ocean, churning up fine sand and digging deep ripples into the … Continue reading

October 6, 2010
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What Lives in the Sea? – First Census of Marine Life Reveals Thousands of New Species

The Census of Marine Life, a ten-year project to catalog all life in the sea, discovered more than 6,000 new species during its “decade of discovery,” scientists reported as they unveiled its results at a finale event in London Oct. … Continue reading