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New theory views lullabies as a signal to babies that parents are giving all they can.

Nala Rogers, Staff Writer

Redesigned guitar strings use physics to avoid whammy bar dissonance.

Yuen Yiu, Staff Writer

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

Austria’s 19th century "Waltz King," Johann Strauss Jr. composed technology-themed pieces for students of Vienna's Polytechnic Institute

Catherine Meyers, Staff Writer

Musicians’ brains are different than the rest of ours.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

How can great musicians seem to do the impossible?

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

Training the novice ear to identify musical notes with motion.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

A new computer science project translates emotions described in books into music.

Katharine Gammon, Contributor

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