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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
3.11.17
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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
Features

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
Features

I Took Jeff Mills to an Observatory Because He’s Such a Space Geek

And yep, the techno titan loved it.
Timo Pisart
8.31.16
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Want Better Tasting Beer? Listen to Music

Researchers for the project stemmed from Belgium, Oxford, and the Netherlands.
Britt Julious
7.30.16
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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
7.19.16
Features

We Asked Some 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 that Old White Men Were Right: Things Were Better Back in the Day

Physical endurance tests on subjects aged 16-25 also confirm that nobody knows how to go in anymore.
THUMP Staff
4.1.16
Science

​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
Science

Could Techno Be Used to Treat Parkinson’s Disease?

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
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Danish Scientists Visualize Dubstep Through Fire

Talk about getting Pyro technical...
The Creators Project Team
4.18.14