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Researchers from Tel Aviv University and the Open University of Israel collaborated to carry out a study that has discovered that exposing male crickets to artificial light at night (ALAN) may disrupt their activity cycles. According to the researchers, nocturnal chirping is a way males attract females to mate with them, and its interruption may impair reproductive processes and potentially put the species at risk.

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