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This is how Big Ben's harmonious sound was created

This is how Big Ben's harmonious sound was created

The "bong" of Big Ben is produced when its huge 200kg hammer hits the side of the bell, setting off vibrations in the metal and causing the entire bell to pulsate, researchers said.

Brains' ability to process sound may help diagnose concussions

Brains' ability to process sound may help diagnose concussions

Our brains' ability to process sound can act as a biological marker for traumatic brain injury while taking away the ambiguity and controversy out of diagnosing concussions and tracking recovery.

How noise pollution affects your health!

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Scientists record heat moving through materials at speed of sound

 Providing unprecedented insight into roles played by individual atomic and nano-scale features, researchers have recorded the first-ever videos showing how heat moves through materials at the nano-scale travelling at the speed of sound.

The sound of your voice can affect your mood!

A study from the French National Center For Scientific Research (CNRS), published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS) journal, has found that we are unaware of our emotional expressions and that our mood can be changed without our knowledge.

Use unique sounds to access your data faster

If you are tired of watching that circle spinning in the centre of your computer screen while you wait for a programme to be loaded, try singing to your data, literally.

Humans only have one sense, not five: Study

Humans only have one sense, not five: Study

Don Katz, an associate professor of psychology at Brandeis University in the US, has been investigating the interconnection of smell and taste in rats.

Scientists develop ‘saser’ that emits sound rather than light

Two research groups, using tiny drum heads and vibrating towers, have made impressive advances in developing a ‘saser’, which is a new type of laser that emits sound rather than light.