Sleeping people can be taught to make connections between sounds and smells
Posted in Brain & Behavior
Tagged Anat Arzi, brain, getinvolved, nervous system, neurobiology, neuroscience, olfaction, sleep, smell, sound, topstories, Weizmann Institute of Science
Scientists figure out how elephants make their low, low rumble
Dolphin’s clicks help scientists sort through confusing underwater noises
Posted in Physics
Tagged acoustics, animals, birds, bubbles, communications, dolphins, echoes, echolocation, engineering, getinvolved, Grant Deane, mammals, mathematics, nonlinear, physics, reptiles, reptiles/birds/mammals, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, sonar, sound, Timothy Leighton, University of Southampton
The oceans are getting louder, and scientists want to know what that means for marine residents
Posted in Environment & Pollution
Tagged beaching, birds, getinvolved, hearing, mammals, marine life, physics, reptiles, reptiles/birds/mammals, sonar, sound, sound pollution, waves, Whales
Coming soon to a pond near you: air moving faster than the speed of sound
Scientists create new technologies that can make any surface — from a desk to a wall — sing.
Bats use high-pitched sounds to zero in on prey, converting what they hear into how they fly.
A little airplane called the Hyper-X has broken the speed record for jet aircraft.