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This Artist Made a Synthesizer Than Runs on His Own Blood

Dmitriy Morozov's synthesizer-like instrument runs on 7 liters of his own blood.
Britt Julious
3.13.17
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Can Playing Trance Music Actually Help Grow Embryos?

We tested the controversial theory on a pair of Magic Growing Snowman.
Kyle MacNeill
1.25.17
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A NASA Scientist Told Us Why People Love Bass So Much

Robert Alexander talks us through what low frequency does to us physically and psychologically.
Josh Baines
10.11.16
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I Took Jeff Mills to an Observatory Because He’s Such a Space Geek

And yep, the Detroit techno titan loved it.
Timo Pisart
9.1.16
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Max Cooper Wants to Explain Our Existence Through Music

The musical philosopher takes on life, the universe, and, well, everything.
Joshua Glazer
7.20.16
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We Asked Two Psychologists to Explain the Science Behind Your Crippling FOMO

Feeling bad about missing out on that concert or festival? You're definitely not alone.
Gigen Mammoser
4.1.16
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New Study Confirms Old White Men Were Right: Things Were Better Back in the Day

Endurance and exercise tests carried out on a group aged 16 through 25 also confirmed that nobody knows how to go in anymore.
THUMP Staff
4.1.16
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We Asked a Scientist to Explain the Similarities Between Rats and Ravers

Humans aren't the only ones attracted to flashing lights.
Gigen Mammoser
2.3.16
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Zeds Dead Put Heart Rate Monitors on Their Fans at Live Show

The science of the drop is real.
Rebecca Krauss
12.9.15
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​This New Study Says Synchronized Dancing Relieves Pain

Experiments conducted at the University of Oxford show the scientific basis behind why we like to dance.
Max Pearl
11.13.15
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Could Techno Be Used to Treat Parkinson’s?

LIVELab's music research could turn your body into an instrument—and cure diseases along the way.
Daryl Keating
9.22.15
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Watch the New Video for Mumbai Science's "Déjà Vu"

A heartbroken swamp creature steals a Porsche, goes on a fertilizer bender, tries to fight cops.
Lauren Schwartzberg
4.22.14