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Using a device typically engaged to study rockets, researchers examined how whales hear.

James Gaines, Contributor

The innovation could one day help marine biologists eavesdrop on whales and equip submarines with more sensitive sonar.

Catherine Meyers, Editor

New theoretical model predicts stars that fail to go supernovae may still not go gentle into that good night.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Redesigned guitar strings use physics to avoid whammy bar dissonance.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

Married research duo harnesses acoustical tools to protect manatees from fatal boat collisions.

Olivia Trani, Contributor

Using computers to sift through the cacophony of seaside sounds could help conservationists save species.

Teresa L. Carey, Contributor

Ecologists propose using animal song to measure forest health.

Gabriel Popkin, Contributor

A simple idea based on a high school experiment could be a warning signal ahead of a nuclear meltdown.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

Science and high speed cameras prove that heavy metal singers do intuitively what babies know instinctively -- how to protect their voices while making very loud sounds.

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

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