The Royal Institution Christmas Lecture - The Language of Life

In this selection of highlights from the 2017 Royal Institution Christmas Lectures, Professor Sophie Scott goes on a fascinating journey through one of the fundamentals of human and animal life: the unstoppable urge to communicate.

Suitable for: Biology, Physics and Computer Science at KS3 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and 3rd Level in Scotland.

How do deep sea fish use bioluminescence to communicate?
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How is smell used to communicate in the animal kingdom?
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How do we make sounds using our larynx?
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How does speech recognition software work?
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How do vibrations in the air lead to a sound we can hear?
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