Recent Progress on our Abilities to Listen to our Bees – June 2011

Wouldnt it be useful if you could receive a text or e-mail telling you your bees

Wouldn’t it be useful if you could receive a text or e-mail telling you your bees were thinking of swarming

HUMANS HAVE learnt to listen to sounds in order to assess the degree of their own health and that of their animals and, more recently, man-made machines. Doctors have been listening to the human heart beat using a stethoscope since 1816. Mothers listen to their babies and experienced car owners can often diagnose a problem simply by listening to the sounds emitted by the engine. Industrial machinery, such as high throughput printers or power plant turbines, is often monitored, though in an automated way.

 

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