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Primate voice boxes are evolving at rapid pace

August 14, 2020 - General

Scientists have discovered that the larynx, or voice box, of primates is significantly larger relative to body size, has greater variation, and is under faster rates of evolution than in other mammals.

3D image of a gorilla larynx [Credit: Dr Jacob Dunn,
Anglia Ruskin University (ARU)]Published in the journal PLOS Biology and led by academics from Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), Stanford University, and the University of Vienna, the…

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