Scientists show how plants communicate — and it looks amazing

I could watch these videos all day.

In dolphin gangs, everybody knows everyone’s name

It’s just what the early humans were doing.

Your voice will always sound funny when talking to someone you think is your superior

Hear how unthreatening I am!

Women aren’t more expressive than men, contrary to the common stereotype

There are some gender differences but these are far more nuanced.

Speech and language deficits aren’t to blame for autistic children’s tantrums

Knowing what it’s not brings us one step closer to understanding what it is.

World-first Braille Smartwatch brings all the connectivity of a smartphone to your fingertips

Handy!

A bunch of artificial cells just passed the Turing Test

Scientists have built cells that are not living but are so life-like that other cells can communicate with them.

Superdense-coded logo of an oak leaf sets new record for transfer rate over optic cable

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Turns out goats and dogs aren’t that different when communicating with humans

There’s a lot more going on under those horns than you’d think.

Shrimps communicate using a secret, polarized light language

An University of Queensland study of mantis shrimp discovered a new form of light communication employed by the animals, the findings having potential applications in satellite remote sensing, biomedical imaging, cancer detection, and computer data storage.

Bonobos use flexible “baby communication”

Researchers have found that just like babies, bonobos exhibit a type of communication in which they use the same sound with different intonations to say different things. They use these high pitch “peeps” to express their emotions.

Basic emotions in music to be universally recognised

Nietzsche once said that “Without music, life would be an error” and he was definitely right as there are not many of us who can stay for an entire day without listening to their favorite tracks especially as just a few tunes are enough to change our mood in a second. However, the story doesn’t end here. It seems that

Robofish work together

Kristi Morgansen, an aeronautics and astronautics engineer at the University of Washington presented the results of these amazing robofish. These new robots that feature tails and fins passed the test with flying colours.What makes it so amazing? Well, unlike most robots which receive instructions from a scientist or satellite, Robofish (as they are called) rely solely on each other and