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Legal experts call upon audio forensics experts to unravel a puzzling mystery that has rocked the music industry.

Jennifer Leman, Contributor

Physicists harness ultrasound to make bubbles last longer.

Marcus Woo, Contributor

One trick to making music sad? Use a solo instrument.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

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

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