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“Communication”

Mar 18, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Orangutans can impersonate larger, scarier animals by altering their calls with their hands.
Nov 13, 2014 06:30 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Sex and the science of sounds help to explain how a songbird can imitate a laser gun with astonishing precision. Continue reading →
Aug 13, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Like happy kids, whales and dolphins often squeal with delight when something good comes along. Continue reading →
Jul 8, 2014 02:33 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Seahorses growl when grouchy, with researchers now wondering what additional sounds these and other tiny marine life make. Continue reading →
Jun 24, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Mirrored glass lips that furl and unfurl are the secret to the disco clam's impressive underwater light show. Continue reading →
Jun 4, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A tiny male frog uses a storm drain pipe as a microphone to amplify mating calls and attracting female admirers. Continue reading →
May 22, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
By translating bee speak and then eavesdropping on honeybee communications, researchers are able to monitor large tracts of land without even breaking a sweat. Continue reading →
Mar 31, 2014 10:02 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
“Sargassum” might be one small whistle for dolphins, and one giant leap for interspecies communication.
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