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Fossilized whale skull shows sonar existed 32 million years ago

Last Updated: Sunday, March 16, 2014, 15:40

Researchers have said that a fossilized whale skull found outside Charleston, South Carolina shows all the tell-tales signs that are related to echolocation.

Echolocation behind bats ruling nights

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 13:30

Bats rule the night skies due to the power of echolocation or reflected sound which gives the mammals an evolutionary edge over other nocturnal species, a new study has found.

Bats and whales use similar biosonar for hunting

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 30, 2013, 11:03

Despite the difference in their size, with one weighing 50 tons and the other weight just a few grams, bats and whales share a similar story.

Bats, dolphins evolved echolocation in same way

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 14:32

Scientists have found that there are certain genetic similarities between bats and dolphins and that the evolution of similar traits in different species.

Bats catch insects by sonar and not vision during twilight

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 04, 2013, 15:47

Researchers have found that echolocation works better than eyesight, even under adequate light.

Hawkmoths use ultrasound to fight `predator` bats

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 15:16

Researchers have showed that hawkmoths use sonic pulses from their genitals to respond to bats producing the high-frequency sounds.

Soon, mobiles to use bat echolocation method to map rooms

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 22:01

At EPFL, a team from the Audiovisual Communications Laboratory (LCAV), under the direction of Professor Martin Vetterli developed the computer algorithm.

A device to communicate with dolphins!

Last Updated: Saturday, May 26, 2012, 10:13

Scientists have developed a new dolphin speaker device which they say could help one talk with these remarkably intelligent mammals.

Bats, whales have surprisingly similar bio-sonars

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 09, 2012, 17:38

Bats and toothed whales use surprisingly similar acoustic behaviour to locate, track, and capture prey using echolocation, the biological equivalent of sonar.