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2014-07-23 12:30:56

SonoSim's latest product transforms healthy volunteers and training mannequins into ultrasound training cases with real pathologic conditions. SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-07-21 23:07:10

Next Generation Ultrasound Developer Enables High Performance Imaging at Value Pricing Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 ZONARE, a developer of

2014-07-15 23:00:52

Acoustiblok was recently featured on the new National Geographic Channel series, Showdown of the Unbeatables.

2014-07-10 23:06:36

According to a new report from BCC Research, the total global market for metamaterials was $289.2 million in 2013 and consequently, $346.3 million in 2014.

2014-07-09 08:28:40

Research organized by The OTS Foundation on a prehistoric necropolis yields clues to the ancient use of sound and its effect on brain activity VALLETTA, Malta, July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/

2014-07-07 08:24:45

WARRENVILLE, Ill., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hear the World Foundation, a global initiative to raise awareness about hearing loss by leading hearing system manufacturer Sonova, is raising awareness

2014-06-25 23:03:32

Public Securities group of Stubbs Alderton & Markiles, LLP Advises development stage company Resonant Inc.

2014-06-02 23:07:21

Leading Vascular Healthcare Provider Cites Surprising Visualization of Rarely Seen Anatomical Structures Florence, SC and Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) June 02,

2014-05-24 23:02:43

Ultrasound Machine, the leading online store retailing a variety of ultrasound machines, is offering used ultrasound machines for sale at heavily discounted rates. St

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/


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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
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.