Navigation Links
Banded mongooses structure monosyllabic sounds in a similar way to humans
Date:1/10/2013

ally segregated vocal signatures. They suspected that these were important so studied the individual calls for evidence of individuality and behavior. "The initial sound of the call provides information on the identity of the animal calling," explains Jansen. The second more tonal part of the call, which is similar to a vowel, however, indicates the caller's current activity.

Structured single syllables in animals not an exception?

Manser and her team are thus the first to demonstrate that animals also structure single syllables much like vowels and consonants in human speech. The researchers are convinced that the banded mongoose is not the only animal species that is able to structure syllables. They assume that the phenomenon was overlooked in scientific studies thus far. For instance, they point out that frogs and bats also structure single syllables. "The example of banded mongooses shows that so-called simple animal sound expressions might be far more complex than was previously thought possible."


'/>"/>

Contact: Marta Manser
marta.manser@ieu.uzh.ch
41-446-355-282
University of Zurich
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Studies reveal structure of EV71, a virus causing childhood illnesses
2. Crystal structure of archael chromatin clarified in new study
3. Scientists produce eye structures from human blood-derived stem cells
4. Autism risk gene linked to differences in brain structure
5. Expedition to undersea mountain yields new information about sub-seafloor structure
6. Mechanical properties and microstructure of cranial and beak bones of the woodpecker and the lark
7. Psychiatric medication effects on brain structure
8. CSHL researchers solve structure of human protein critical for silencing genes
9. Study provides new insights into structure of heart muscle fibers
10. Detector of DNA damage: Structure of a repair factor revealed
11. Structure of RNAi complex now crystal clear
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Banded mongooses structure monosyllabic sounds in a similar way to humans
(Date:10/29/2014)... is open for the Society of Interventional ... 2015 is the one place where interventional ... health care professionals can come together to ... technologies being presented, discussed and tested. ... invasive, image-guided medicine, SIR 2015 will feature ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... chemicals from household and industrial products are in the ... for most of them, scientists have yet to determine ... first step toward doing that by estimating which substances ... is published in the ACS journal Environmental Science ... note that the risks to human health of any ...
(Date:10/29/2014)... LANSING, Mich. – As bodies decompose, their types ... the clues they provide could mean the difference ... , Michigan State University is using a more ... help Detroit death-scene investigators examine these changing populations. ... as geographical location of death, gender, race, socioeconomic ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):SIR 2015: Interventional radiology shapes tomorrow's medicine 2MSU partners with Detroit to investigate death scenes 2
... let the bedbugs bite" is becoming an impossible dream ... resurgence of an ancient scourge that is fostering human ... potentially toxic materials. That,s the message from the cover ... News (C&EN), ACS, weekly newsmagazine. In the article, ...
... world leading publisher of scientific information products and services, ... Environment, today formalized their collaboration to publish the new ... the final quarter of 2011. This publication, supported by ... to the dynamic and impressive expansion of both environmental ...
... whale season, researchers from Hawai,i Institute of Marine Biology ... shed new light on the wintering grounds of the ... Pacific was always thought to be the main Hawaiian ... these grounds extend all the way throughout the Hawaiian ...
Cached Biology News:SCOPE and Elsevier partner to publish Environmental Development 2Researchers discover new wintering grounds for humpback whales using sound 2
(Date:10/30/2014)... Oct. 30, 2014  Regado Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... a conference call and live audio webcast on Thursday, ... its third quarter 2014 financial results. Interested ... dialing (888) 347-1165 for domestic callers or (412) 902-4276 ... live under the investor relations section of the Regado ...
(Date:10/27/2014)... 2014 The new research report, ... & Medium), Sub-type (Primary & Secondary), and End-User ... Transportation & Power Generation) - Trends and Forecasts ... with analysis and forecasting of the market size. ... with 52 Figures spread through 146 Pages and ...
(Date:10/27/2014)... The “Molecular Diagnostic Market by Application ... DNA Sequencing), End User (Hospital, Laboratories), & by ... to 2018” provides a detailed overview of the ... and strategies impacting the global molecular diagnostics market ... revenue and share analysis. , The global molecular ...
(Date:10/27/2014)... , Oct. 27, 2014 Pressure BioSciences, ... worldwide leader in the development and sale of ... sciences research market, today announced that Professor ... novel, accurate, highly reproducible, and robust method to ... high-throughput protein analysis on small needle biopsy samples ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Regado Biosciences to Provide Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results 2Gas Insulated Switchgear Market worth $21,951.9 Million by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Gas Insulated Switchgear Market worth $21,951.9 Million by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Gas Insulated Switchgear Market worth $21,951.9 Million by 2019 - New Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Global Molecular Diagnostics Market Will Reach $7.9 Billion by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 2Global Molecular Diagnostics Market Will Reach $7.9 Billion by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 3Global Molecular Diagnostics Market Will Reach $7.9 Billion by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 4Global Molecular Diagnostics Market Will Reach $7.9 Billion by 2018 - New Research Report by MarketsandMarkets 5Breakthrough Method to Permit Quantification of Thousands of Proteins in Needle Biopsy Samples in 12 hours Presented at Major International Scientific Meeting; Method Enabled by Pressure BioSciences' PCT Sample Preparation Platform 2Breakthrough Method to Permit Quantification of Thousands of Proteins in Needle Biopsy Samples in 12 hours Presented at Major International Scientific Meeting; Method Enabled by Pressure BioSciences' PCT Sample Preparation Platform 3Breakthrough Method to Permit Quantification of Thousands of Proteins in Needle Biopsy Samples in 12 hours Presented at Major International Scientific Meeting; Method Enabled by Pressure BioSciences' PCT Sample Preparation Platform 4Breakthrough Method to Permit Quantification of Thousands of Proteins in Needle Biopsy Samples in 12 hours Presented at Major International Scientific Meeting; Method Enabled by Pressure BioSciences' PCT Sample Preparation Platform 5
... DIEGO, June 14, 2011 OncoSec Medical Inc. ... therapies to treat solid tumor cancers, announced today ... lead the clinical operations of OncoSec,s ElectroOncology therapies. ... Punit Dhillon, OncoSec,s President and CEO, said, "OncoSec ...
... Fox Chase Cancer Center , one of ... announced it has entered into an agreement with Life ... provide next-generation sequencing analysis of solid tumors.  The agreement ... Institute at Fox Chase, a facility that will foster ...
... Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq: DNDN ) today announced that ... the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year ® ... category. Dr. Gold has served as CEO ... last year received U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval for ...
Cached Biology Technology:OncoSec Announces Clinical Leadership Appointments 2OncoSec Announces Clinical Leadership Appointments 3OncoSec Announces Clinical Leadership Appointments 4Fox Chase Cancer Center Signs Agreement with Life Technologies Corporation 2Fox Chase Cancer Center Signs Agreement with Life Technologies Corporation 3Fox Chase Cancer Center Signs Agreement with Life Technologies Corporation 4Fox Chase Cancer Center Signs Agreement with Life Technologies Corporation 5Dendreon CEO Dr. Mitchell Gold Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Pacific Northwest Award Winner 2Dendreon CEO Dr. Mitchell Gold Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Pacific Northwest Award Winner 3Dendreon CEO Dr. Mitchell Gold Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Pacific Northwest Award Winner 4Dendreon CEO Dr. Mitchell Gold Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2011 Pacific Northwest Award Winner 5
... The PinPoint™ Vector Sequencing Primer is ... PinPoint™ Xa Vectors (Cat.# V2031, V2051, V2061). ... Xa site at nucleotides 325343, approximately 4050 ... region and can be used to determine ...
Medium for cryopreserving subcutaneous or omental preadipocytes...
... ultra high yield technology is fast - ... aRNA for gene array analysis ... , Kits specific for templates with ... , All kits contain SUPERaseIn ...
Rad 51C Immunogen: His-tagged human Rad 51C, over-expressed in E. coli Storage: 4 C...
Biology Products: