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Recovering Some of the Earliest Audio Recordings Ever Created

Hundreds of experimental audio recordings were left behind by Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, and Emile Berliner. Scientists are now working to recover those recordings.

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Even a Mouse Can Snore Like a Human

The dormouse is a rodent that spends up to a third of its life hibernating—sleeping and often times snoring. Check out the video of the dormouse snoring!

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Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Can Affect Anyone—Including Presidents

Did you know that too much exposure to loud noise affected the hearing of some of our previous national leaders?

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Whales May Find Ship Noise Stressful

North Atlantic right whales are becoming stressed by ship noise and this stress may be affecting their behavior, communication, and movement patterns.

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A Phone Call to Mom Can Have Healing Powers

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin studied 64 girls between the ages of 7 to 12 to determine the impact that speaking to their mothers had on their stress levels.

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Where a Bird Lives Affects How High Its Pitch Is

Birds living in cities sing with a higher pitch than those living in wooded area as a result of the physical structure of cities—the way buildings, streets, and houses are set up.

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