News tagged with environmental noise

Bats adapt their echolocation calls to noise

Bats find their way acoustically when they are flying by using echolocation calls, often also employing them when hunting for food. A team of scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Seewiesen and the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität ...

dateJan 05, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Qubits in the quantum sea

(Phys.org)—"Quantum weirdness," a phrase related to the power and the un-intuitive nature of quantum reality, is expected to facilitate speeded-up computation—quantum computing—for performing certain specialized tasks, ...

dateSep 10, 2012 in Quantum Physics
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Lone whales shout to overcome noise (w/ Video)

Just like people in a bar or other noisy location, North American right whales increase the volume of their calls as environmental noise increases; and just like humans, at a certain point, it may become too costly to continue ...

dateJul 07, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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