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Posts tagged “Adam’s apple”

June 18, 2014

 

A drinking fountain in a park

Down The Wrong Tube

Have you ever wondered what's really going on when you choke on what you're eating or drinking?

July 11, 2012

 

a man singing in front of a crowd

Is There Such A Thing As Better Vocal Cords?

There's almost no difference between one person's vocal cords and another's, except that men generally have larger vocal cords than women.

September 27, 2003

 

Why Your Voice Gets Lower When You Have a Cold

Ever wonder why your voice gets lower when you have a cold. Find out on today's Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

Pass the Apples, Adam

Legend has it that when Adam bit into that fateful apple, a piece of it stuck in his throat and became the familiar “Adam’s apple.” But, what does an Adam’s apple really do for you?The Adam’s apple is a prominent bump on a man’s throat. It is caused by the underlying cartilage and ligaments of the larynx or voice box.

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