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10-25-2021
Primates have musical rhythm similar to humans
Although songbirds share the human sense of rhythm, such musical abilities are rare in non-human mammals. A new study led by the Max Planck Institute of Psycholinguistics (MPI) has found that one of the few “singing” primates, the critically endangered lemur Indri indri, has a similar sense of rhythm as humans. “There is longstanding interest in understanding how human musicality evolved, but musicality is not restricted to humans," said study co-author Andrea Ravignani, a researcher at MPI. “Looking for musical features in other species allows us to...
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10-26-2021
The coast of France may be a death trap for sea turtles
The known boundaries of sea turtle foraging areas have been...
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10-25-2021
Triassic’s “largest meat-eating dinosaur” was actually a vegetarian
Around 50 years ago, fossil footprints of what was assumed...
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10-24-2021
Microplastics discovered in the blood of livestock
A new study led by the Free University of Amsterdam...
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10-24-2021
Monkey sperm cells could treat human infertility
A new study led by the University of Georgia (UGA)...
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10-22-2021
Tiny crab found in 100-million-year-old amber
There has been a puzzling gap in our understanding of...
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10-22-2021
Carnivores modify their behavior to avoid each other
Humans often leave for work early or walk an alternative...
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10-22-2021
Declining salmon populations linked to environmental decline
Researchers looking at Pacific salmon populations have found that declines...
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10-22-2021
Bats have brains that synchronize when they socialize
A new study published in the journal Science investigated how...
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10-22-2021
Ants help explain why the human brain shrank 3,000 years ago
We are all well aware that increasing brain capacity has...
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10-21-2021
How do animals interact within social groups?
Two new studies led by the Paris Brain Institute aim...
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10-21-2021
Social behavior helped early dinosaurs thrive
Dinosaurs are often portrayed to have been aggressive and territorial,...
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10-21-2021
A COVID-19 outbreak could be devastating for mountain gorillas
A new study highlights the dangers of the ongoing COVID-19...
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