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2013-12-04 10:49:30

Listeners can distinguish the voices of tall versus short people, according to a study presented at a meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in San Francisco Our voice can reveal a lot about us: our age, our gender, and now – it seems – our height as well. A new study by researchers at Washington University, UCLA, and Indiana University found that listeners can accurately determine the relative heights of speakers just by listening to them talk. The key clue may be contained in a...

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2005-10-27 08:15:00

Guitars and rockets have a lot in common, but what's good for a musician might spell trouble for an astronaut. NASA -- When the space shuttle lifts off its pad at Kennedy Space Center, the roar is unbelievable. Even miles away onlookers grab their seats and hold on tight. Sound waves penetrate flesh and shake bones. Recently, country music star Clint Black recorded a public service message for NASA (listen). According to Black, those launches remind him of something: himself. "Did you know...


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2012-11-26 22:58:54

Percussion is a technique used during a clinical examination to elicit sounds while tapping on the body surface. These sounds can give clues to physicians as to the state of the underlying structures. Percussion can be utilized during well checks or during development of the physician’s differential diagnosis. Percussion was introduced to distinguish between empty and filled barrels of liquor until Dr. Leopold Auenbrugger introduced the technique to medicine. How the Method is Performed...

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