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Beatboxer sounds could inspire new vocal-disability treatments.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

Common kitchen item erases wall's barrier to sound.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Why is it that some songs get your toes tapping and others leave you cold?

Sara Rennekamp, Contributing Editor

Tide-borne pebbles on the seabed can drown out other ocean noises.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Mechanical engineers reveal secret to bottle-exploding trick.

Inside Science Television

Terahertz technology penetrates walls, wood, plastics, paper and other objects.

Inside Science Television

Bullfrogs' hair cells yield clues on how humans detect faint sounds.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

In certain conditions, tree sap may reach extreme negative pressures and emit popping sounds.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Acoustical analysis reveals the anatomy behind the fascinating array of sounds people can make.

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

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