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 ...

Australia's first electric jet ski

A team of students from The University of Western Australia has built Australia's first electric personal watercraft, commonly referred to as a jet ski.

Researchers quantify biomechanical noise in cancer cells

In an article recently published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface, Cambridge researchers have reported on a new method to measure biomechanical noise in cells under normal growth conditions and when subjected ...

Examining noise produced by wind power plants

The South Karelian Institute of Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT) is examining the disruptiveness of the noise generated by wind power plants in Finland. The study combines the measurement of the noise produced ...

Molecular networks provide insights for computer security

The robust defenses that yeast cells have evolved to protect themselves from environmental threats hold lessons that can be used to design computer networks and analyze how secure they are, say computer scientists at Carnegie ...

Bright future beckons for metrology researcher

A BRIGHT future beckons for a University of Huddersfield metrology instrumentation designer who has recently completed his doctorate, won a national award and will now embark on a project to bring a patented product to the ...

Personality clue to 'wind turbine syndrome'

(Phys.org) —Public concern about new technology infrastructure like mobile phone masts has been shown to trigger reports of ill health… and recently even the new 'green' technology of wind turbines has been blamed for ...

Quantum information processing: A step closer

Researchers from Yale, Surrey, and Paris have made an important breakthrough towards 'quantum information processing', which promises to lead to massive information technology advances in the future.

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