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Quirky experiments and conclusions

The Top 40 of Whale Songs

By Magdeline Lum

A playlist of whale songs takes 2 years to reach French Polynesia.

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Cologne Critical in Cricket Courtship

By Magdeline Lum

Dominant crickets sing to attract mates, but if they lose a battle and become subordinate they fall silent and rely on body odour.

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Put Away Your Smelly Socks

By Magdeline Lum

Magdeline Lum reports on quirky experiments and research findings.

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