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The sounds of science

Scienceline takes a closer listen to Fontanini's lab

June 6, 2011
Using sound, Alfredo Fontanini is listening to neurons like these to hear what they're saying when you eat. [Image Credit: Roxana; Flickr]

A few months ago, Scienceline reporter Madeleine Johnson brought you this profile of Alfredo Fontanini. What she couldn’t give you in her story, though, was all the sounds Fontanini uses every day to do his research. So we went back to take a closer listen.

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About the Author

Rose Eveleth graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a B.S. in ecology and a minor in writing. She spent the last four years there poking around in labs, studying krill, climbing trees, riding bikes and perfecting her fish doodles. A sucker for being lost in strange places, she recently wandered her way through Costa Rica, Portugal, Tokyo and Bonaire and is excited to take her wandering to the epicenter of strange places, New York City.

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akushie says:

science is amazing! I still believe we can reveal the mystery of life and death

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