Researchers Decode Bat Sonar to Improve Everything from Buildings to Robots

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Photo via lemuelinchrist Bats have an incredible ability to navigate using echolocation, weaving their way around obstacles and finding prey based on the bouncing around of the sounds they emit. Engineers and biologists from the Universities of Strathclyde and Leeds in Britain have decided it’s well worth looking in to just how they do it so that the technique can be employed by humans for everything from robotic vehicles to testing structures for flaws. … Read the full story on TreeHugger