The next Mars rover will capture sounds

Posted in Hardware on 6th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory announced that it will outfit the next Mars rover with microphone cameras that'll record descent, landing, and surface operations.

Seeing sound: visual cortex processes auditory information too

Posted in Medicine on 28th May, 2014
by Alex Muller

The visual cortex also uses information gleaned from the ears when viewing the world.

A few years of early musical training benefits the brain later in life

Posted in Science on 9th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

Adults who took music lessons as children but havent actively played an instrument have a faster brain response to a speech sound.