Rhitu Chatterjee

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The Beluga Whale That Mimicked Humans

Noc was a beluga whale that spent most of its life at a naval research facility in San Diego. Scientists studying Noc say he imitated human sounds. They have published Noc's human-like sounds in a new study in the journal Current Biology.

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Forum: The science of kissing

We're discussing the science of kissing with Sheril Kirshenbaum, author of the new book "The Science of Kissing: What Our Lips Are Telling Us." Kirshenbaum recently spoke with the The World's science correspondent, Rhitu Chatterjee.

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Einstein@Home makes discovery

An international astronomy project, which uses the computing power of 250,000 home computers, has made its first discovery. The World's science reporter Rhitu Chatterjee has the story.

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Science: It's a Girl Thing

A European Commission video showing women wearing bright lipstick, high heels and short skirts, giggling between beekers, has caused a huge backlash in the science community.

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The Beluga Whale That Mimicked Humans

Noc was a beluga whale that spent most of its life at a naval research facility in San Diego. Scientists studying Noc say he imitated human sounds. They have published Noc's human-like sounds in a new study in the journal Current Biology.