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Songbirds sing like humans: Study

A songbird's vocal muscles work like those of humans and singers, finds a new study.

New species of songbirds evolving in Western Ghats, says study

New species of songbirds evolving in Western Ghats, says study

Interspersed with "sky islands" and large valleys, the unique topography of Western Ghats is aiding evolution of new species of songbirds, a recent study shows.

Classical music boosts learning and memory

Classical music boosts learning and memory

Listening to classical music is not just simply soothing, it also enhances learning and memory, Finnish researchers have found.

Female birds sing songs: Was Charles Darwin wrong?

A new research by an international team has overturned the long-held concept that bird song was a male trait to attract females.

Songbirds `borrowed` DNA to fuel migration

A common songbird may have acquired genes from fellow migrating birds in order to travel greater distances, according to a new study.

Songbirds` brains coordinate singing with intricate timing

Scientists have discovered that songbirds` brains coordinate singing with intricate timing, a finding that could lead to new understanding of human speech.

Adult male songbirds don’t feel threatened by young rivals

Older male sparrows don’t put much of a fight when they hear a young male singing in their territory.

Hepatitis B virus may be over 19-mn-year-old

Biologists found fragments of the modern Hepatitis B virus inside the genomes of songbirds.

Hepatitis B virus may be over 19-mn-year-old

Biologists found fragments of the modern Hepatitis B virus inside the genomes of songbirds.

Songbirds learn while asleep

Zebra finches learn their songs early in life even while asleep.

Songbirds help cure autism?

A new study has concluded that a baby songbird can help cure autism and a range of other disorders.

Songbirds help cure autism?

A new study has concluded that a baby songbird can help cure autism and a range of other disorders.

Songbirds yield insight into speech production

Scientists claim to be gaining insight into how human brain functions with the help of a little singing bird.

Songbirds yield insight into speech production

Scientists claim to be gaining insight into how human brain functions with the help of a little singing bird.