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Using AI to recognise dolphins by sound

... and, in some dolphin species, individuals even have their own signature whistles – a bit like having their own names. Dolphins also produce high-frequency echolocation ...

Sumatran orangutan at the Orang rehabilitation centre, Buket Lawang, Sumatra.

Orangutans can talk about the past

... How did such a new powerful system emerge within our own lineage? Orangutans provide a really interesting case ... behaviour as models for what may have happened within our own lineage. Georgia - So, Adriano and his team went on a ...

humans and robots

What happened with the robots at Facebook?

... ended up taking the human language and developing their own language on top of that apparently, according to the ... Did two artificial intelligences really invent their own language? What happened with the robots at Facebook? ...

Neanderthal reconstruction

When did people start using names?

... the caveman like Fred Flintstone and look instead at our own species, homo sapiens. How did we first start to ...

A mouth

Why are languages going extinct?

... isolate some other individuals and developing their own language.  And similarly, you can have species occurring ...

Bilingual babies brain development?

... to be better at focusing attention and monitoring their own behaviour. Hannah - So, there are long term benefits of ...

If you're deaf, what language do you think in?

... This auditory imagery is most likely to reflect their own auditory experience of speech. Deaf people have also ...

Does your dog understand you?

... different animal species to look at how this process their own species vocalisations.  So, the way it works is you have ...

Happiness

Is English the most efficient language?

... can save a lot of time by not actually speaking in their own language. It's the scientific language isn't it - English ...

Babies use their tongues to listen

... infancy. It also involves information from the baby’s own motor movements. And the clinical implication is that ...

Sheet Music

Does music carry universal meaning?

... with one another across cultures. Each culture has their own interesting, unique musical idiom on the world and our ...

The chimpanzee - mankinds closest primate relative.

Decoding Chimp communications

... that will give us clues as to the evolution of our own. Victoria Gill, Science Journalist Have you ever wondered ...

Don't Sleep, There Are Snakes - Dan Everett's new book about his experiences of living alongside the Amazonian Pirahã tribe and what they taught him about linguistics.

Deconstructing Chomsky - Re-writing the Innate Rules of Grammar

... outspoken critic, Geoffrey Sampson, responded with his own book on the subject - the first edition (the exciting and ...