THE GRAND CONUNDRUM. Scientists baffled by sudden loss of echo in Grand Canyon.

It started just over a month ago with a handful of anecdotal accounts of a strange phenomenon at one of America’s national treasures.

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As the weeks unfolded the chorus of concerned visitors grew louder and louder.

When spooked tourists stopped showing up altogether, local guides and officials joined the refrain.

Something strange and frightening was happening at the Grand Canyon.

Its signature echo had fallen abruptly and inexplicably silent.

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COMMUNICATION REVOLUTION. Scientist masters talking underwater.

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A Swedish scientist has proved that humans can communicate underwater and can even be heard clearly above the surface.

The breakthrough technique – the culmination of 7 years research by Professor Alva Jonsson, Head of Linguistics at Lund University – has stunned the scientific community.

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