Hören wie die Heuschrecken

Forschung // 3. April 2006

Hören wie die Heuschrecken

How a locust?s eardrum could lead to tiny microphones

Being able to hear the smallest of noises is a matter of life or death for many insects, but for the scientists studying their hearing systems understanding how insect ears can be so sensitive could lead to new microphones able to capture and analyse extremely faint sounds.

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