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The science of how you sound when you talk through a face mask

In recent years, our research team of forensic speech scientists has studied the different ways facewear might affect speech clarity. Our results contained some surprises.

In recent years, our research team of forensic speech scientists has studied the ...

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The science of how you sound when you talk through a face mask

Whether it's distorted coverage or conspiracy theories, articles written in French and ...

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Distorted Chinese, Russian virus news takes root in West – study

Since 2018, Mie University has offered a graduate course devoted to the ninja – not to ...

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Japan university awards first-ever ninja studies degree

The discovery is made by a team of archaeologists from various British universities using ...

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'Astonishing' neolithic circle found near Stonehenge

This year's awardees are from UP Los Baños, Cebu Technological University, Cavite State ...

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NAST recognizes 12 outstanding young scientists for 2020

In an editorial, science publisher Nature says it is 'one of the white institutions that ...

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Scientific journal Nature joins global academic strike vs anti-black racism

Research on the texts has been ongoing for decades and in the latest study, DNA tests on ...

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DNA research uncovers Dead Sea Scrolls mystery

The exceptionally-preserved remains of an ancient city, covered in volcanic ash nearly ...

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Italy's Pompeii reopens its ruins to public

The government’s downplaying of the British prime minister’s COVID-19 symptoms ...

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Boris Johnson’s spin doctors were no match for the coronavirus

'One of the positive impacts of COVID I hope will be fewer meetings, because there are ...

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What workplaces will look like after lockdowns