Mysterious Sounds Recorded at Cuba Embassy Were … Crickets

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According to (This article and its images were originally posted on Live Science January 7, 2019 at 04:28PM.)

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The American flag flies outside the U.S. Embassy on Oct. 14, 2017, in Havana, Cuba.
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In late 2016, dozens of staffers at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba fell sick after reportedly hearing mysterious noises in their hotels or homes. Afterward, they reported severe physical symptoms, including vertigo, headaches, ear pain and even cognitive difficulties and hearing loss.Researchers obtained a recording of the sounds recorded by embassy workers in Cuba, and analysis of the acoustic signal revealed striking similarities to insect calls. Further investigation identified the sounds as the call of the Indies short-tailed cricket (Anurogryllus celerinictus). [Flying Saucers to Mind Control: 22 Declassified Military & CIA Secrets]

The findings, which have not yet been peer-reviewed, were presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology in San Francisco, and were published online Jan. 4 in the preprint journal BioRXiv.

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This article and images were originally posted on [Live Science] January 7, 2019 at 04:28PM. Credit to the original author and Live Science | ESIST.T>G>S Recommended Articles Of The Day.

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