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Dr Yan's excruciating sound

Duration: 04:07

Prepare to cringe as Dr Yan goes in search of the most excruciating sound in the world. Find out what it is and why it's so bad - if you dare! (Web exclusive)

Thanks to Professor Michael Oehler at the Macromedia University of Applied Sciences for Media and Communication, and Professor Christoph Reuter at the University of Vienna.

Available since: Mon 19 Mar 2012


Yan Wong
Max Goldzweig
Series Producer
Paul King

This clip is from

Bang Goes the Theory Series 6, Episode 2

2/8 The team asks if modern life is damaging our ears. Jem records a centipede's footsteps.

First broadcast: 19 Mar 2012

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