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One year old babies that go to interactive music classes where their parents play instruments and sing songs, rather than just listen to music, smile more, communicate better, and their brains respond earlier to music. They are also calmer. So get singing ‘The Wheels On The Bus‘ to your baby!

See the abstract in Developmental Science.

Researchers have found that pigeons have neurons in their brains that are sensitive to the earth’s magnetic field, and they use these to navigate. It used to be through that they used iron in their beaks but these seem to be iron-rich blood cells.

pigeonRead the abstract in Science.

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