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

Charles Q. Choi, Contributor

Engineers develop a new airplane design that is more energy efficient and quieter.

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Innovative imaging technique reveals similarities between high and more common notes.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

Molecule changes the mechanical energy of sound to the electric energy of the brain.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

War, available resources, determined the invention of instruments.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

A magnet is suspended in midair using a high temperature superconductor.

Chris Gorski, Editor

What do linebackers and soldiers have in common?

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

New technologies may help reduce supersonic jet takeoff noise.

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

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