After 17 years underground, cicadas will return by the millions this summer. Here, an expert breaks down their life cycle and why they emerge when they do.
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Researchers have used 100 recordings of a cappella singing to better understand why the brain decodes music and speech in separate hemispheres.
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When and why did animals evolve the ability to shout, bark, or bellow? Researchers looked at hundreds of millions of years of evolution to find out.
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A new system can locate shooters through video and audio from 3 smartphones, which could help protect human rights workers and journalists.
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