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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 result of large, air-filled canals connecting two middle ears.
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.
Acoustiblok Inc. and RJ Watson Inc. announced the signing of an agreement providing RJ Watson Inc.
Third generation Song Meter SM3 and SM3BAT represent breakthrough in wildlife recording technology MAYNARD, Mass., March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
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
Engineers at Duke University have demonstrated the world’s first three-dimensional acoustic cloaking device. The scientists reported that they have created a new device that reroutes sound waves...
Soundwall Combines Beautiful Art and Hi-Fidelity Sound Creating an Interactive Music Environment BOULDER, Colo., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovation
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
Parents use sleep machines, or white-noise makers, to help a sleeping baby fall asleep, as well as drown out outside noises like a fire truck or ambulance. However, researchers found that these machines...
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...
- A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.