NESCent: The National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, The National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, is a collaborative effort of Duke University, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University and is sponsored by the National Science Foundation.en-usFri, 19 Jun 2015 20:29:08 EDTCan you hear me now?Science of the Week<img src='' width=200 />Some birds that live near noisy sites can alter their songs to deal with din. But closely related species with similar songs may tweak their tunes in different ways, says a new study led by NESCent researcher Clinton Francis.<br>Thu, 26 May 2011 00:00:00 EDT