Katydids' Weird Ears Could Lead to Ultrasensitive Microphones, Lincoln University Study  
4/8/2013 8:15:11 AM

A thorough understanding of the South American bushcricket’s small ear could lead to the development of ultrasensitive microphones. Following the discovery of a previously unidentified hearing organ in the insect’s ear, a scientist from Lincoln University will now study the role of this auditory vesicle in hearing sensitivity.