Music

High-tech graphene-based earphones for high-fidelity audio lovers

To create an acoustic product platform of 100% graphene micro transducers, proprietary electronics, and contextually aware voice operation software, a California-based company...

How the brain separates speech from the song?

Speech and music are human universals, and people around the world often blend them into vocal songs. This entwinement of the speech...

Fermentophone: New musical instrument made of fermented fruits

Getting the band of microbes back together.

Chimpanzees spontaneously dance to music

Sound also induces rhythmic swaying in chimpanzees.

Music may offer an alternative to preoperative drug routinely used to calm nerves

Scientists wanted to find out if music might offer a suitable alternative to midazolam to calm the nerves before carrying out a peripheral (regional) nerve block.

Music strengthens the development of brain networks of very premature babies

Almost 1% of children are born very prematurely in Switzerland. However, recent advances have offered them a good chance of survival, still, the children...

Attending live music gig can help you live longer and increases wellbeing

A new study conducted by O2 suggests that attending a live music gig could help increase life expectancy by 9 years and improve overall...

Listening to music ‘significantly impairs’ creativity

Background music is an environmental stimulus known to influence cognitive performance, which has also been claimed to enhance people's creativity for tasks involving spatial...

Listening to the music you love makes your brain release more dopamine

In everyday life humans regularly seek participation in highly complex and pleasurable experiences such as music listening, singing, or playing, that does not seem...