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Media: Linguistic Applications of Ultrasound

Submitter: Sheena Shah

Submitter Email: ss723@georgetown.edu
Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Phonetics

Media Body: An online article by Lisa Song published by Scientific American highlights
the linguistic applications of Ultrasound.

The article can be found at:
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=a-click-of-the-tongue
Issue Number: 21.5051
Date Posted: December 13, 2010

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