Dolphins Are Plotting Your Destruction

New research shows that dolphins don't really whistle — their squeaky voices are produced by tissue vibrations, much like human speech. This allows them to change tone quickly, a technique necessary for complex communication. Scientists speculate that the seemingly sweet creatures are saying things like, "our plan is… » 9/08/11 12:20pm 9/08/11 12:20pm

We'll Be Chatting With Dolphins In No Time

This summer researchers will try out a system that could let them "co-create" a language that both humans and dolphins understand. As part of a project called Cetacean Hearing and Telemetry, or CHAT, divers will use underwater computers to record noises made by dolphins and respond with a few different sounds. The… » 5/10/11 2:48pm 5/10/11 2:48pm