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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

Are new instruments as good as Antonio Stradivari's prized creations?

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Understanding the effects of noise pollution on people, places and wildlife in National Parks

Jason Socrates Bardi, Editor

An acoustician chats about his efforts to educate and entertain the internet video-viewing public.

Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer

Bottlenose dolphins improve echolocation precision by aiming their sonar beam to graze the target.

Ben P. Stein, Contributor

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