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BBC One documentary features academic’s research

​Research into the hearing abilities of bushcrickets by the School of Life Sciences Dr Fernando Montealegre-Z has been featured by the BBC. Brought forward from its original transmission date, Super Senses: The Secret Power of Animals was screened by BBC One at 8pm on Tuesday, 26th August. The series...

Discovery could hold the key to super-sensory hearing

The discovery of a previously unidentified hearing organ in the South American bush crickets’ ear could pave the way for technological advancements in bio-inspired acoustic sensors research, including medical imaging and hearing aid development. Researchers from the University of Lincoln and University of Bristol discovered the missing piece of...