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Scientists help cochlear-implant wearers enhance their experience listening to music.

Marsha Lewis, Contributing Producer

Advancement allows patients to hear differences in pitch and timbre.

Joel Shurkin, Contributor

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

Peter Gwynne, Contributor

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

Ability to hear one sound among many surprises researchers.

Virat Markandeya, Contributor

Electrical engineers have enabled quality sign-language video chats over ordinary-speed cellphone networks.

Inside Science Television

New research shows the cross-wiring of senses, called synesthesia, may be experienced by infants.

Alan S. Brown, Contributor

Helmet and acoustics research might offer riders a quieter trip.

Chris Gorski, Editor

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