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Once a fortnight RiAus science communicator, Dr Ben Lewis, catches up with Will Goodings at FIVEaa to discuss the latest weird science.
Researchers from Canberra have taught a bird a different language to recognise different warning calls, a development which could be important for birds brought up in captivity and then released into the wild. Then, why is the scream such a blood-curdling sound? The neuroscience of hearing a scream is actually quite interesting. We’ll never watch Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho the same way.