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2014-09-19 12:23:33

CHASKA, Minn., Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Survival tools meet acoustics in the newest Acoustic Geometry video, which illustrates how our ears and brain are affected by rooms and treatments. Featuring a Paleolithic diorama and a lot of broken twigs, this short video shows why focusing on one of our most vital survival tools - our hearing - will help us implement more effective acoustic room improvements. "Your Brain On Sound" joins two of AcoGeo's most widely-viewed YouTube...

2014-09-18 23:06:49

Unique Approach Reduces Steep Learning Curves and Skill Decay Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) September 18, 2014 SonoSim Inc., a leading provider of ultrasound education and training, has announced the official release of a comprehensive musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound-training package. MSK ultrasound has far-reaching benefits, allowing trained practitioners to visually assess and monitor conditions affecting bones, muscles, tendons, and other soft tissues. However, MSK ultrasonography is...

2014-09-18 12:31:55

Firm consults to architects and developers to address noise and acoustics in buildings and tenant spaces CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Acentech Inc., a nationally recognized multi-disciplinary acoustics, audiovisual systems design, and vibration consulting firm, developed noise control guidelines and provided architectural acoustics consulting for Assembly Row, a new mixed use development on 45 waterfront acres in Somerville, Mass. Located on a previously...

2014-09-12 23:07:27

Acoustiblok Inc. Founder and President, Lahnie Johnson, is pleased to announce Darrell Bereaux as Acoustiblok’s Regional Distributor for the Caribbean Islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 Acoustiblok Inc. Founder and President, Lahnie Johnson, is pleased to announce Darrell Bereaux as Acoustiblok’s Regional Distributor for the Caribbean Islands of Trinidad and Tobago. Acoustiblok Inc. is a NASA spinoff listed company and the inventor of...

2014-08-30 23:00:43

Discover the new solutions that WSDG is presenting on invisible acoustics. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 30, 2014 WSDG has designed over 3500 media facilities worldwide. Credits include Jimi Hendrix's 1969’s Electric Lady Studios; NYC’s Jazz At Lincoln Center and Le Poisson Rouge. WSDG principals John Storyk (an adjunct professor at Berklee College,) Beth Walters, Sergio Molho and Dirk Noy. WSDG has collaborated with such noted architects as Frank Gehry, Rafael Vinoly, Norman...

2014-08-26 23:06:57

Used Ultrasound Equipment, the leading retailer of used ultrasound machines and probes, is offering attractive discounts on the entire range of used Chison ultrasound machines. Mount Prospect, IL (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 Used Ultrasound Equipment, the highly renowned and reputable company that specializes in retailing high quality used ultrasound equipment and probes for both doctors and veterinarians, is offering a wide range of used Chison ultrasound machines at reasonable rates. The...

2014-08-24 23:02:50

With the introduction of the New WoodGrill Ceiling Panel, All Living Spaces Can Be Treated Acoustically Different Agawam, MA (PRWEB) August 24, 2014 With continuing innovation in education and teaching methods, schools and universities are facing an ever-increasing challenge of controlling noise levels within their classrooms. Many of the modern classrooms that are being constructed today encourage hands-on activities and discussion, resulting in learning environments with increased...

2014-08-18 16:21:56

DALLAS, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Echo Environmental Waverly, LLC announced the introduction of a specialty division focused on providing refining services for intermediate-level recyclable byproducts containing precious metal. This new division, called Echo Environmental Intermediate Materials, uses state-of-the-art thermal reduction and in-house laboratories to provide the most efficient processing, sampling and assaying services to a wide variety of industrial, jewelry and...

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2014-08-06 03:00:16

Lynn Yarris, Berkeley Lab There’s a new wave of sound on the horizon carrying with it a broad scope of tantalizing potential applications, including advanced ultrasonic imaging and therapy, and acoustic cloaking, levitation and particle manipulation. Researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have developed a technique for generating acoustic bottles in open air that can bend the paths of sound waves along prescribed...

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2014-07-24 02:00:27

Jason Bardi, AIP Publishing LLC Even within a phylum so full of mean little creatures, the yellow-colored Ormia ochracea fly is distinguished among other arthropods for its cruelty -- at least to crickets. Native to the southeastern U.S. states and Central America, the fly is a most predatory sort of parasite. It swoops onto the back of a singing male cricket, deposits a smear of larvae, and leaves its wicked brood to invade, kill and consume the cricket from inside out. None of this...


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2010-09-24 18:11:38

A tuning fork, formed of a two-pronged fork, is an acoustic resonator with prongs formed from a U-shaped bar of elastic metal. When struck against a surface it resonates at a specific constant pitch emitting a pure musical tone after waiting a moment for some high overtones to die out. The length of the prongs determines the particular pitch of the fork. Most of the time it is used as a standard of pitch to tune other musical instruments. In 1711, John Shore invented the tuning fork. The...

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