Marcus Woo is a freelance science writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area who has written for Wired, BBC Earth, BBC Future, National Geographic, New Scientist, Slate, Discover, and other outlets.
Features common to the world's music may underlie a universal musical grammar, according to a controversial new study.
Marcus Woo, Contributor
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