Post Profile

Hearing the same sound twice in each ear helps insects locate their mates, new research reveals

An incredibly advanced hearing system which enables a group of insects to listen to the same sound twice with each ear, helping them to locate the sound's origin with pinpoint accuracy, has been discovered by scientists at the University of Lincoln, UK.
read more


Related Posts

New organism discovered: Finding will help scientists understand the origins of multicellular life

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

Researchers have discovered and characterized a new organism that will help scientists understand the molecular mechanisms and ancestral genetic toolkit that enabled animals and fungi to evolve into diverse, multicellular life forms...

50 million year old cricket and katydid fossils hint at the origins of insect hearing

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

Durham, NC — How did insects get their hearing? A new study of 50 million year-old cricket and katydid fossils — sporting some of the best preserved fossil insect ears described to date— help trace the evolution of the insect ear, s...

Discovery of a strange new snow scorpionfly species in Alaska helped by Facebook

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

Researchers have discovered a strange new insect on Prince of Wales Island, Alaska. It belongs to an enigmatic group that might help scientists understand the evolutionary origin of the Fleas.

Insects inspire next generation of hearing aids

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

An insect-inspired microphone that can tackle the problem of locating sounds and eliminate background noise is set to revolutionize modern-day hearing aid systems, scientists say. Despite remarkable advances in sound analysis in hea...

Giant thai insect reveals clues to human heart disease

Academics / Biology : Physorg: Biology

What can a Thai water bug teach us about our muscles, especially the heart? A lot, says Professor of Biological Science Kenneth Taylor. New research by Taylor published today in Science Advances gives scientists better insight into ...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC