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Posts tagged voice box

March 24, 2005

 

Speaking with Tongues

Studying the way parrots vocalize can help scientists better understand the way humans vocalize. Learn more on this 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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