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By combining screams, chimps seem to know 400 ‘words’
In more than 900 hours of recordings from wild chimpanzees, researchers heard hundreds of unique phrases that could resemble a language.
Even from inside their shells and wombs, embryos are listening
It's surprisingly common for developing animals to listen and adapt to the outside world.
What underwater sounds can tell us about the state of coral reefs
Ocean sounds are full of surprises.
What does the red fox say?
Put your Wes Anderson notions behind you.
Decipher mysterious sounds with this matching game
From movie sound effects to cryptic waveforms, sound takes on many forms.
Watch people beatbox in an MRI
They’re blazing new linguistic territory.
Scientists caught an Antarctic ice shelf singing a strange tune
This bizarre phenomenon could better predict how quickly the planet’s ice is melting into the ocean.
Why our devices make the sounds they make
Every click, clack, and whoosh serves a specific purpose.
This is what New York City sounded like over 400 years ago
Hearing is believing
Dinosaurs May Have Cooed, Not Roared
Rewrite the prehistory books