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Dolphins Call Each Other Names
2013-07-23 13:08:58

A new study shows that the marine mammals are capable of doing yet another act once thought to be unique to humans - call each other by name.

Whistle Device Keeps Dogs Healthy
2013-06-06 07:21:20

San Francisco-based start-up Whistle wants to help pet owners and vets spot early signs that a dog may be sick.

Unique Whistles Allow Dolphins To Greet Each Other
2012-03-01 05:45:52

Marine biologists have discovered that bottlenose dolphins use whistles to greet other members of their species.

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2009-12-08 07:40:00

A gut-level connection with workers may be the key to encouraging whistle-blowing that could chip away at an estimated $652 billion lost to fraud annually by US businesses.

2006-05-08 16:20:00

Bottlenose dolphins can call each other by name when they whistle, making them the only animals besides humans known to recognize such identity information, scientists reported on Monday.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.