Can you hear me now?


06/13/2017 03:44 PM EDT

a bat trained to stand on a platform and await delivery of its prey

When trying to be heard over noise, humans and animals raise their voices. Researchers have now measured just how fast the response occurs in bats: 30 milliseconds. That’s just a tenth of the time it takes to blink an eye.

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Johns Hopkins University

This is an NSF News From the Field item.