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
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
A tiny sensor chip smaller than a ladybug detects vibrations from sounds inside the body. It could warn of heart failure or lung problems.
May 7, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: lungs sensors sound health-and-medicine hearts
Researchers have shown light and sound could replace radiation to image the heart. They say the method has potential for other procedures as well.
April 17, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: light radiation sound health-and-medicine imaging-technology
Sensory danger zones, where light, noise, and chemical pollution overlap with animal habitats, put animals at serious risk, researchers say.
March 18, 2020 • ~5 min
Tags: conservation pollution light senses sound featured earth-and-environment
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