A smartwatch app called SoundWatch, sends people who are d/Deaf or hard of hearing an alert when sounds—such as alarms, bird song, or a microwave beep—occur.
Oct. 29, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: deafness communication assistive-technology sound featured science-and-technology
Crickets, katydids, and grasshoppers have been singing the same tune for more than 300 million years, a new study shows.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~10 min
Tags: evolution insects fossils communication sound science-and-technology
A research collaboration between the University of Cambridge, Queen Mary University of London and the Institute for High Pressure Physics in Troitsk has
Oct. 12, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: materials sound
Age-related hearing loss affects more than 200 million adults worldwide, many of whom can't afford hearing aids. New technology aims to fix that.
Sept. 29, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: hearing aging sound science-and-technology
Check out the video showing how an experiment with 16 violinists playing together reveals the uniqueness of human social networks.
Aug. 14, 2020 • ~4 min
Tags: music communication sound society-and-culture social-lives
The regular sounds of sports will be missing when they return after COVID-19 hiatuses. How will silence or artificial crowds change the game for viewers?
July 30, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: sports science-and-technology society-and-culture sounds noise
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