21 August 2018

Here's a simple demo to illustrate the concepts of pitch and volume...

26 February 2018

Tree crickets amplify the sounds of their mating calls by cutting a hole into the centre of a leaf and using it as an...

22 December 2017

Do you sing like an angel or screech like a cat?

15 August 2017

A team at the University of Iowa are listening to the sounds of space ...

04 July 2017

Birdsong may sound beautiful, but can they drum?

13 June 2017

As the saying goes, "In Space, no one can hear you scream"... But is it true?

09 May 2017

How does our brain turn speech into meanings? Does the answer lie within learning nursery rhymes...?

29 December 2016

Alan Calverd explains the physics of the wind section of an orchestra...

22 August 2016

What did Sophie Scott discover when she made voice actors get in her brain scanner?

22 August 2016

Big Bang Theory's Dr Mayim Bialik speaks about her years as a voice actor.

17 February 2015

What makes some violins sound better than others? To find out, physicists have subjected hundreds of the instruments to...

08 December 2014

What is sound, and how is it produced and how can computer trickery change the voice?

22 August 2013

Neuroscientists are getting closer to understanding how people can distinguish where different sounds come from in...

29 November 2011

One technique which will probably be familiar with from medicine is sonography or imaging with sound. To find out how...

07 November 2010

This week, we look into the science and engineering of ultrasound, and find out how it can be used to look for tumours...