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Why Mice Are Nature's Jet Engines

Wondering what animal might have the most in common with a jet engine? Prepare to be surprised. Elena Mahrt, author of a study published Monday in Current Biology, says mice sing ultrasonic songs using a method "never found before in any animal," according to a press release. It has, however,...
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