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Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

'Voices Within The Music': A Brief History Of Guitar Effects

Musicians, it seems, have always wanted to alter the sounds of their instruments. Over the course of centuries, strings have been added to guitars for a fuller sound. The composition of those strings has changed from animal gut to steel to plastic, each with their own unique sounds. Drummers have …

Iraqi troops, Shiites and Kurds regain two towns in clashes with Islamic State

Iraqi troops backed by Shia militiamen and Kurdish security forces recaptured two towns seized previously by militants in an eastern province, said Iraqi officials on Monday, a new victory for Iraqi security forces in their attempt to regain areas lost to the militants.<p>Police officials in Diyala …

Pink Floyd signs out with 'river' journey back

For Pink Floyd, it will be with a collection of outtakes bearing the band's epic psychedelic roots -- but whose theme this time is not alienation, but continuity.<p>Pink Floyd has declared that "The Endless River" -- the band's first album in 20 years -- will be the finale for the Cambridge, England …

Could Rare Bird on Tiny Island Be India's Ecological Canary?

Activists are concerned by new government's lax line on conservation.<p>A little over a month after India's new government came to power, conservationists have begun worrying that the administration may be less than committed to protecting some of the country's environmental treasures.<p>Within days of …

Death to Pandora? A guide to the looming music copyright war

There's a big, contentious battle brewing in Washington and you might not even know about it. But you should, especially if you like music.<p>Congress …

The end of the record collection?

Linda Yueh<p><b>The household record collection has changed shape a number of times over the decades. During the 1960s and 70s it was a cupboard full of vinyl discs. In the 80s and 90s, it was racks of cassettes and compact discs. And in the new millennium our collections went digital as the MP3 and</b> …

Coldplay and Cat Power Team Up for Zach Braff's Wish I Was Here: Listen

Coldplay kicked off the soundtrack to Zach Braff’s <i>Garden State</i> in 2004, so it’s only right that British rockers team up with the writer-director for …

Tommy Ramone, Co-Founder Of The Ramones, Dies At 65

Tommy Ramone, born Tom Erdelyi, has died at age 65. The drummer was the last living member of the legendary punk band he helped create.<p>Transcript<p>KELLY MCEVERS, HOST:<p>And we end tonight's show with the sad thing - a look back at the life of one of the forefathers of punk.<p>(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "ROCKAWAY …