Study of moths' "stealth fur" may lead to better sound-absorbing materials

newatlas

A Cabbage Tree Emperor moth (Bunaea alcinoe), one of the species used in the research

Bats eat a lot of moths, which they locate in the dark via echolocation. According to new research, however, some moths have evolved sound-absorbing fur as a passive means of defence – and it could inspire advances in human technology.

..
Continue Reading Study of moths’ “stealth fur” may lead to better sound-absorbing materials

Category: Science

Tags:


Source: newatlas

Leave a Reply