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Songs of Humpback Whales
1) Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) produce a series of beautiful and varied sounds for a period of 7 to 30 minutes and then repeat the same series with considerable precision. We call such aExpand
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Acoustic location of prey by barn owls (Tyto alba).
  • R. Payne
  • Geology, Medicine
  • The Journal of experimental biology
  • 1 June 1971
1. Barn owls ( Tyto alba ) can locate prey in total darkness using only the sense of hearing, with an error of less than I° in both the vertical and horizontal planes. 2. Differences between theExpand
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The epidemiology of testicular cancer in young adults.
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Directional sensitivity of the ears of noctuid moths.
1. Noctuid moths of several species were mounted at the tip of a tower of fine tubing in acoustic ‘free space’. Recordings were made of the intensity of a brief pulse of ultrasound necessary toExpand
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Chapter 8 Phototransduction mechanisms in microvillar and ciliary photoreceptors of invertebrates
Publisher Summary This chapter discusses the phototransduction mechanisms in microvillar and ciliary photoreceptors of invertebrates. Excitation of invertebrate photoreceptors begins with theExpand
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Social class and psychological ill-health during unemployment.
This study explores psychological health and the experience of being unemployed for between 6 and 11 months in two social class groups: unskilled and semi-skilled workers v. white-collar, managerialExpand
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Supply of organic matter to the sediment in the northern North Sea during a spring phytoplankton bloom
Strings of moored sediment traps were deployed in a 150 m water column over a period covering the growth and collapse of the spring bloom (4 April–3 June 1976) in an area of the northern North Sea.Expand
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The science of track and field athletics
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Experiences of strain and pleasure among British adults.
Random samples of 1964 men and 1113 women were drawn from the British adult population in order to ascertain the prevalence of unpleasant emotional strain and feelings of pleasure yesterday. ReportsExpand
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