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2014-03-28 23:25:12

KeeboMed Inc. has made a new addition to its inventory of portable ultrasound machines by introducing the Chison 8300 in its available collection. The device is a perfect combination of portability and utility. St Morton Grove, Illinois (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 KeeboMed Inc., a leading vet and human diagnostic machine supplier, has introduced the Chison 8300 in its collection of portable ultrasound machines. The device, specially designed to capture superior quality images, can be used for...

Alligator Sound Perception Comes From Air-Filled Canals Between Their Ears
2014-03-28 09:21:20

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online For an animal without external ears, alligators have a strong sense of directional hearing and a new study published on Wednesday in the Journal of Experimental Biology has revealed that the reptiles’ refined hearing is a result of large, air-filled canals connecting two middle ears. "Mammals usually have large moveable ears, but alligators do not, so they have solved the problems of sound localization a little differently,” said...

2014-03-26 23:01:16

A University of Maryland-led team of biologists shows that alligators can keenly detect the direction of sounds because of large, air-filled channels connecting the two middle ears. Birds have a similar configuration and the mechanism probably originated with archosaurs, the shared ancestors of modern crocodilians and birds. College Park, Md (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 By reptile standards, alligators are positively chatty. They are the most vocal of the non-avian reptiles and are known to be...

2014-03-21 23:25:20

Acoustiblok Inc. and RJ Watson Inc. announced the signing of an agreement providing RJ Watson Inc. of Buffalo, NY the exclusive rights to market and distribute a new bridge joint noise reduction product called Acoustiblok Bridge Joint Isolation Material® in North America. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Acoustiblok Inc. and RJ Watson Inc. have announced the signing of an agreement providing RJ Watson Inc. of Buffalo, NY the exclusive rights to market and distribute a new bridge...

2014-03-20 08:24:21

Third generation Song Meter SM3 and SM3BAT represent breakthrough in wildlife recording technology MAYNARD, Mass., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wildlife Acoustics, the worldwide provider of bioacoustics recording and analytical technology, is shipping its new, 3(rd) generation Song Meter SM3 and SM3BAT bioacoustics recorders. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140320/NE85896 "Our new Song Meter SM3 and SM3BAT sets a new performance benchmark for bioacoustics recorders", said...

2014-03-19 23:27:31

KeeboMed Inc. has extended its gallery of color Doppler Ultrasound machines by adding the portable SonoScape S2V. Mount Prospect, IL (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 KeeboMed Inc., the leading vet and human diagnostic machine supplier, has introduced SonoScape S2V in its color Doppler ultrasound collection. The equipment is the newest model from SonoScape and is available in good quality and low price. One of the company executives said, “We are selling this model only to international vet...

2014-03-18 23:30:36

Citiquiet, the nation’s leading designer of soundproof and energy efficient window systems, is now partnering with Home Depot to bring quiet to the lives and homes of America. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 Citiquiet, the nation’s leading designer of soundproof and energy efficient window systems, is now partnering with Home Depot to bring quiet to the lives and homes of America. As one of the country’s favorite home improvement stores, Home Depot is the ultimate one-stop shop...

A 3D Acoustic Cloak That Hides Objects From Sound
2014-03-12 12:14:17

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Engineers at Duke University have demonstrated the world’s first three-dimensional acoustic cloaking device. The scientists reported in the journal Nature Materials that they have created a new device that reroutes sound waves to create the impression that the cloak and whatever it covers is not there. This technology could one day be used by the US Navy as a way to avoid sonar detection. According to the researchers, the acoustic...

2014-03-11 16:25:25

Soundwall Combines Beautiful Art and Hi-Fidelity Sound Creating an Interactive Music Environment BOULDER, Colo., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation in technology for consumer products continues to improve the way we interact with our environments. Soundwall enhances that experience even further, by combining beautiful art with a hi-fidelity, self-contained speaker system. Essentially, it is artwork that hangs on your wall and plays music-wirelessly....

2014-03-10 16:33:12

Two separate analyses of Feasibility Study data presented at the European Congress of Radiology 2014 VIENNA, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seno Medical Instruments, Inc., the company pioneering development of opto-acoustic (OA) imaging as a tool to improve the process of diagnosing breast cancer, today announced that two analyses of outcomes from a U.S. Feasibility Study of its investigational Imagio® breast imaging device were presented at the annual meeting of the European...


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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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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