400px-p_treble_clef-svg_How does a cello sound through cochlear implants? Michelle Ma posts a simulation, before and after improvements made by University of Washington electrical engineers. Michelle, (@michellecarole) a UW news and information writer, explains that cochlear implants are terrible at pitch—and speech intonation—so the scientists’ work will help people with cochlear implants understand intonations in speech. And hear the sound of music.