Using a sophisticated array of microphones and a sound chamber he developed, a University of Delaware researcher discovered the world is full of tiny furry Beyoncés. Studying all the Single Ladies’ communication provides insight into brain mechanics.
Image credit goes to: Jeff Chase, University of Delaware
They don’t use gondolas or croon like Sinatra. But scientists have known for a long time that male mice belt out something like love songs to females when the time seems right to them. What they didn’t know – until a University of Delaware researcher developed a sophisticated array of microphones and a sound analysis chamber – was that female mice were singing back.
What happens in the lab doesn't have to stay in the lab!
September 12, 2015 | Categories: Biology, Neuroscience Research | Tags: behavior, behavioral science, Genetics, nature, neurobiology, neurology, peer reviewed, science, sex | Leave a comment