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Researchers Say Bonobos Have An Innate Ability To Keep A Musical Beat
Offbeat  (tags: Bonobo apes, Congo, rhythm, music, drums, communication )

- 1307 days ago -
The research suggests that humans evolved the innate ability to keep a beat as a function of social bonding. This study, Large says, demonstrates the possibility that the common ancestor to humans and bonobos had this ability.
What a Horse Can Teach You About Your Wife
Offbeat  (tags: horses, marriage counseling, communication, interesting, off-beat, health )

- 1425 days ago -
Lessons from a Horse Whisperer: If you can communicate with a horse, you can communicate with your wife. Learn how
Telework Answers Rural And Disabled Needs
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- 1815 days ago -
Disaster minigation and a better "work-life balance" for staff are not the only benefits of having employees working outside the office, an increasing range of companies are now coming to realize.
Dolphin Species Attempt 'Common Language'
Offbeat  (tags: dolphins, studies, speaking, communication, common language )

- 2544 days ago -
A new research has revealed that when two dolphin species come together, they attempt to find a common language. Bottlenose and Guyana dolphins, two distantly related species, often come together to socialise in waters off the
Why Lions Roar and Cats Meow
Offbeat  (tags: studies, differences, lions roar, big cat, cats, meowing, communication )

- 2549 days ago -
Scientists have found that the low roar of a lion, or the meow of a wildcat, has more to do with where a cat lives than its size. Dr Gustav Peters and Dr Marcell Peters at the Alexander Koenig Zoological Research Museum in Bonn, Germany, analysed the
Signal Like You Mean It: Orangutan Gestures Carry Specific Intentional Meanings
Offbeat  (tags: Orangutans, communication, language )

- 2652 days ago -
Well, we humans are finally, finally starting to get it.Great ape gestures have intentional meaning& are made with expectations of specific behavioral responses. Scientists have observed& filmed bonobos shaking their heads to say "no"
Dolphin Uses IPad to Communicate With Humans
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dolphins, iPad, communication )

- 2657 days ago -
A bottlenose dolphin named Merlin is being trained to communicate with humans -- by using his beak to tap symbols on an Apple iPad touch screen
Tree Frogs Communicate With Good Vibrations
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, tree frogs, vibrations, communication )

- 2670 days ago -
Tree frogs living in tropical rainforests send messages to each other by vibrating the branches of the plants they live on, scientists have found
Panda Chirps Reveal Best Time to Breed
Offbeat  (tags: panda, breeding, populations, changes, language, communication, chirps )

- 2755 days ago -
They are notorious for being the most unsuccessful breeders in the animal kingdom and many attempts to save the giant panda from extinction by mating them in captivity have ended in failure.
Wildlife Biologist Shares How Animals Talk
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, wildlife, communication, protection )

- 2759 days ago -
Cam McTavish says wild animals have a way of communicating in the woods that is unknown to most humans
Trunk Call: How Elephants Communicate Using a 'Secret Language'
Offbeat  (tags: elephants, communication, language, studies, trunks )

- 2767 days ago -
Their trumpeting is loud enough to rattle every snake in the jungle. But it seems elephants have a secret quiet side too - at least to us humans. Scientists are trying to decode a series of deep growl calls, much of which are inaudible to our ears.
Prairie Dogs Chat With Advanced 'Language'
Offbeat  (tags: prairie dogs, communication, discovery, advanced language )

- 2797 days ago -
Biologists studying the burrowing rodents have found that they have one of the most sophisticated languages in the animal kingdom - second only to humans
Monkeys Are Sticklers for Grammar
Offbeat  (tags: environment, animals, monkeys, communication, grammar, protection )

- 2799 days ago -
New research suggests that nonhuman animals are capable of communicating not only among their own kind but also with members of other species. Klaus Zuberbühler, a psychologist at University of St. Andrews in Scotland, spent hundreds of hours listening
Deaf Dogs Learn Sign Language
Offbeat  (tags: dear dogs, communication, learning sign language, sanctuary )

- 2818 days ago -
A PAIR of deaf dogs have received the thumbs up from staff at a charity sanctuary they are staying at - because they are learning sign language.
Messages To and From Our Warriors
Offbeat  (tags: Troops, Soldiers, War, Mail, Communication, culture, society, americans, ethics, goodnews, humans, interesting, news, world )

- 3196 days ago -
Leave a note for the folks at home or the Warriors in far off lands

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