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Rainforest Insects Hear Like Humans

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 04:55 PM

Deep in the South American rainforest, katydids perk up their tiny ears to listen for the clicking of bats. Apart from being on the insects' forelegs, those ears are remarkably similar to our own, new research shows. And by imitating the tiny structures, researchers speculate, engineers might create microscopic acoustic sensors.


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