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2014-05-21 16:25:54

Automated Acoustical Roast Monitoring Technique May Help to Improve the Quality of Coffee Bean Roasting, Reduce Associated Energy Usage and Costs WASHINGTON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/

F1 Races Can Damage Your Eardrums
2013-12-05 10:27:52

Research says that being track-side during an F1 grand prix could drastically exceed your daily recommended noise exposure, potentially damaging your eardrums.

2012-05-10 09:43:55

The latest news and discoveries from the science of sound will be featured at Acoustics 2012 Hong Kong, May 13-18, a joint meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), Acoustical Society of China, Western Pacific Acoustics Conference, and the Hong Kong Institute of Acoustics.

What Makes Fingernails On A Chalkboard So Annoying?
2011-11-06 06:16:44

New research has helped to shed some light on why the sound of fingernails on a chalkboard is such an extreme irritant to so many people.

2010-12-22 12:27:00

Australian Researchers Show that Speech 'Flattens' After 24 Hours Awake WASHINGTON, Dec.

2010-11-11 14:57:00

Georgia State University research presented at 2nd Pan-American/Iberian Meeting on Acoustics WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Most scientific research on laughter is based on recordings of people pretending to laugh.

2010-11-10 12:30:00

Penn State University research presented at 2nd Pan-American/Iberian Meeting on Acoustics WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Paul Montgomery, a graduate student at Pennsylvania State University, is helping design a better cook stove for people in developing countries.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.