Thursday, June 04, 2009

Dance, Dance, Dance

Well, I'm not sure what's the biggest news in today's post; whether it's that some animals can follow a musical beat, or that YouTube is now considered to be a valid scientific research tool...

Apparently, after watching a whole bunch of YouTube videos, real scientists with university credentials decided that some animals can move in time with the music that they hear. Previously, "it was thought that only humans had the ability to groove", says the BBC.

There's a big writeup in the Journal Current Biology, or you can act like a real scientist and watch the YouTube version:

Go, Snowball!

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