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What would a species require to be able to inherently transmit and receive radio waves? [duplicate]

Imagine a species of eusocial arthropoids, each about the size of a dog, that live in complex, multilayered nests. Each individual has very little brain - a brain about the size of a tic-tac, to be ...
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How do creatures with a hive mind communicate?

Suppose we have a civilisation which is made up of many creatures sharing a single hive mind. Each creature can see, hear and remember what each other member of the species (or possibly hive) has seen ...
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Is it plausible for my creature to have similar IQ as humans?

I've envisioned my specie called the stalker as: Humanoid about same height, strength & speed as humans Three pairs of eyes placed horizontally (Near UV, Visible, Near IR) Lightspeed ...
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Most effective form of biological communication for long distance?

I have got a idea of a eusocial species that creates huge And wide colonies that can go through different environments from underground tunnels, to a island a few miles offshore, to miles away farther ...
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Animals with biological radar

Organisms on earth have a wide variety of ways to detect the presence of other objects. Echolocation, electrolocation, vision, etc. One kind they're missing is detection based around bouncing ...
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Best place on an humanoid body to develop biological radio?

As seen on others questions biological radio could be a thing. How to evolve biological radios? What would a species require to be able to inherently transmit and receive radio waves? I was ...
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What radio wave frequencies work best for communication between deep sea creatures?

I have a species that have evolved from their world's equivalent of deep (~3 kilometres deep) sea snails, specifically from they resemble the Scaly-Foot Gastrobpod. The Xeno-ocean is salty/has a ...
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Can aliens evolve to communicate through X- or Gamma-rays?

My alien life started out inside deep caves on a dark and icy planet. Over millions of years, a strand evolved into a mighty, technologically-advanced civilization. To have achieved all that they have,...
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Use of Sound in a Radio and Electric Communication Enabled Species

Alright, so I was bouncing ideas off the wall about how the society of a species (maybe genetically modified humans?) with biological radio communication and electric field communication would look ...
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How to get monsters with literal nerves of steel?

Which solvent to use for metal nerves? Based on this answer on to how to evolve biological radios, the answer states that if creatures in an ecosystem utilize metal for electrical transmission ...
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How would a creature with "bio-radiocomunication" work?

Animals exist that use bioelectrogenesis allowing for electrolocation. Is this so different from "bio-radiocomunication" that it would disallow animals to develop this ability? An animal ...
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My eusocial species has biological radio and limited verbal speech. Is this plausible?

The mechanics of biological radios are already detailed in response to this question, but I had a more specific use of it that I was planning to use. My story has a eusocial species that can ...
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Could two old theoretical physicists help the stalkers?

I have an earth like planet where stalkers live. They are: Humanoid about same height, strength & speed as humans Three pairs of eyes placed horizontally (Near UV, Visible, Near IR) Lightspeed ...
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How could the brains of a human/humanoid species could perceive, emit and understand radiowaves without or with limited drawbacks?

For a « realistic » way to have telepathy, here what I know and think so far : 1. I know that technologies using brainwaves as interface already exist in some form. Many animals have electroreception ...
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Could this alien species of scorpion lemurs exist?

I’m working on a third-person shooter game within my sci-fi Safespace setting. The plot isn’t complete, but basically this training robot named Obby is reprogrammed to be a Mechanid (robot with free ...
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