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DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF by Maryanne Kane, Journalist

  DAILY INNOVATION BRIEF                                                                                                          By Journalists Edward Kane & Maryanne Kane POLLY, WANT A CRACKER?  NO, I WANT A VIDEO CALL                                                                                     Source:  University of Glasgow                      Scientists at the University of Glasgow & Northeastern University in Boston have taught parrots to make video calls to their parrot friends They first taught the birds to use a tablet to make the video calls They then taught them to do it on their own 15 pet parrots & their owners participated in the 2-month long research study Incredibly, the birds made 147 video calls to each other In 2 weeks, the parrots were taught to ring a bell and tap on a photo of another participating parrot on an electronic tablet to start the video call The parrots enjoyed it so much they started initiating & receiving calls with their fellow