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New Tool for Analyzing Mouse Vocalizations May Provide Additional Insights for Autism Modeling

Vocalization plays a significant role in social communication across species such as speech by humans and song by birds. Male mice produce ultrasonic vocalizations in the presence of females and both sexes sing during friendly social encounters.
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