Great discoveries in science (continued).
Scientists at Aberystwyth University in the UK “have found that male great tits in 20 UK towns and cities sang at a higher pitch to be heard above the man-made noise.”
According to the BBC, researchers have also found that the city birds don’t understand rural birds very well.
Fill in your own joke.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.