Image of the Day: Fire Alarm
Image of the Day: Fire Alarm
Bats use both echolocation and vision to avoid eating unpleasant fireflies.
Image of the Day: Fire Alarm
Image of the Day: Fire Alarm

Bats use both echolocation and vision to avoid eating unpleasant fireflies.

Bats use both echolocation and vision to avoid eating unpleasant fireflies.

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Nick Pyenson Reconstructs Bygone Whale Populations Using Fossils
Nick Pyenson Reconstructs Bygone Whale Populations Using Fossils
Jim Daley | Jul 1, 2018

The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History paleobiologist also studies the evolution of echolocation and special sensory structures in modern whales.

Image of the Day: Bat Attack!
Image of the Day: Bat Attack!
The Scientist Staff | Mar 15, 2018
Barbastelle bats trick moths with muffled echolocation calls.
What Bat Quarrels Tell Us About Vocal Learning
What Bat Quarrels Tell Us About Vocal Learning
Katarina Zimmer | Jan 1, 2018
New research shows humans aren’t that different from our winged cousins.
Image of the Day: Horseshoe Bat 
Image of the Day: Horseshoe Bat 
The Scientist Staff | Dec 4, 2017
Factors such as humidity and temperature can affect how Rhinolophus clivosus use echolocation. 
Teaching Humans to Echolocate
Teaching Humans to Echolocate
Diana Kwon | Oct 1, 2017
By investigating the science behind “seeing” with sound, researchers hope to help blind individuals independently navigate the world.
Introducing Batman
Introducing Batman
The Scientist Staff | Sep 30, 2017
Daniel Kish, who is blind, uses vocal clicks to navigate the world by echolocation.
Biologist Who Communicated With Dolphins Dies
Biologist Who Communicated With Dolphins Dies
Alison F. Takemura | Aug 15, 2016
Louis Herman, who made seminal discoveries on dolphin cognition, has passed away at age 86.
Khaleel Razak: Hearing Engineer
Khaleel Razak: Hearing Engineer
Jef Akst | Sep 1, 2015
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology University of California, Riverside. Age: 44
Distracting Tails
Distracting Tails
Jenny Rood | Feb 17, 2015
Luna moths use their long tails to throw bats off their trail.