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Have you seen the “emotional baby” video yet? While that’s only anecdotal evidence of music’s power, science also suggests that music taps into something deep inside the human brain even before we can talk. To learn more, we interviewed Dr. Laurel Trainor, director of McMaster University’s Institute for Music and the Mind in Hamilton, Ontario.
A tiny island frog makes do without an inner ear by using its mouth—a new hearing strategy not known before in nature, scientists say.
The greater wax moth evolved to hear better than any animal on Earth—all to avoid their nemesis, the bat, a new study says.
—Image courtesy NASA/JPL-Caltech Today NASA announced that its next flagship Mars rover has been granted a name: Curiosity. Sixth-grader Clara Ma of Lenexa, Kansas, penned an essay about the concept of curiosity that won her the right to name the new probe, an SUV-size rover that will be the largest, most technically capable craft yet…