A sound will tell us whether the cell is healthy

Dario Polli is a Professor of Physics at the Politecnico di Milano who develops new laser systems to vibrate the molecules: we could say that he is a kind of molecular musician. What is the [...]

How do we listen to music? Does it depends on our biases?

It is 2007 Joshua Bell, an internationally-renowned violinist, started to play with a Stradivarius in the Washington underground. And no one stopped to listen to him. Why? It is simple – we [...]

Even a crocodile’s brain reacts to music

Crocodiles (from the Nile, in this case) react to music like mammals and birds in a very similar way by stimulating the same areas of the brain. This helps shed light on the process of evolution, [...]