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2010-05-28 13:47:00

Emergency workers in rugged, rural areas may never lose a cell phone call again thanks to a new antenna developed by Montana State University researchers in collaboration with Advanced Acoustic Concepts, Inc. Dropped calls when using a cell phone in rough terrain is a common problem that can be addressed by the MSU antenna, according to the developers. The MSU antenna is considered a "smart" or "adaptive array" antenna because it uses a computer chip to automatically aim the message...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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