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Scientists Wire Bats for Sonar Secrets

Scientists Wire Bats for Sonar Secrets
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Israeli researchers are using bats to develop better radar and sonar systems. By attaching GPS units and microphones to the animals, scientists hope to learn more about the bats’ remarkable echolocation abilities and adapt that knowledge to systems for human use.

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6:22PM PDT on Apr 4, 2013

Thank you Chris, for Sharing this!

1:37PM PDT on Aug 29, 2012

The video didn't have sound when I tried to watch it. I don't understand why we need to study sonar and radar anymore unless it's to make what we have better or understand how a bat's systemw works.

5:44PM PDT on Aug 24, 2012

Sigh.....who the heck cares about the Isrealis developing better sonar and radar systems? Just sounds like another excuse to pad the old war chest at the expense of these beautiful creatures!

11:20AM PDT on Aug 24, 2012

Jesus. I swear to god, there is nothing humans won't do to other animals.

8:04PM PDT on Aug 23, 2012

LEAVE THE ANIMALS ALONE!

7:29AM PDT on Aug 23, 2012

I agree with Terry V.

9:24AM PDT on Aug 22, 2012

I can think of some peolpe who need to be wired to test for brain activity...............

7:55AM PDT on Aug 22, 2012

What they really should learn from them is to leave others alone. You don't see bats learning from humans. They don't give a damn. Just leave them alone. Educate yourselves through other ways. Here's a great way to learn important stuff: M-e-d-i-t-a-t-i-o-n.

Peace,

6:42AM PDT on Aug 22, 2012

Damn scientists are at it again. Stop with the abuse of animals. Leave the bats alone.

6:05AM PDT on Aug 22, 2012

thats sick.

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