Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for men > Health-in-Motion Updated 07 September 2017 Have you ever wondered what music is? Have you ever wondered what music is, when it started and why it’s so important to humans? In a recent article, the University of Oxford’s Jeremy Montagu notes that some of the oldest instruments are between 39 000 and 43 000 years old and that much earlier, the Neanderthals had the vocal anatomy necessary to allow them to "sing" like us. Montague defines music as "sound that conveys emotion" and believes that it has played a crucial role in bonding humans into cohesive social groups for a very long time. 0 More: Daily Dose: The 10 best yoga poses for menHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Diet and nutrition Is coconut water actually good for you? Lifestyle ‘I’m a disabled man, and here’s what you’re getting wrong about Stephen Hawking’s death’ Medical How your eyes can reveal a brain tumour Lifestyle 7 shocking things your first period can tell you about your health Lifestyle Should you squat on a public toilet to avoid germs? Fitness 5 new rules of super strength From our sponsors Managing diabetes in the workplace Back-to-school with diabetes Live healthier Effects on your brain? » 5 ways to get more seafood into your diet Mercury in fish may raise ALS risk Is it bad for your brain if you literally never eat fish? Calling all grown-ass picky eaters! Eeewwww! » ‘Why is my cough worse at night?’ SEE: When you cough, this is what happens to your body Can you get sick if someone coughs on you? The fine saliva mist emitted by a cough remains suspended in the air for up to 10 minutes.