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Bright lights at night scramble the sweet song of crickets

Close up of on a group of crickets crawling over an egg carton

Field crickets usually synchronize their chirps, but that coordination fails if the insects are exposed to artificial light after sunset. Credit: Sutthiwat Srikhrueadam/Getty

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Nature 597, 596 (2021)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-021-02560-0

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