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2014-03-23 23:00:13

Enterprising execs are set to unleash game-changing features in a revolutionary new network developed for engineering and technical professionals. Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) March 23, 2014 It’s difficult to imagine how a modern day start-up could possibly compete with massively popular social media giants. In order to have any shot at attracting a massive user base of its own, the Eng-Clicks team decided that it first needed to build a truly valuable and innovative portal. The idea, says...

2013-11-03 23:00:21

Development team anticipates a key role for powerful portal in the lives of technical professionals. London, Ontario (PRWEB) November 03, 2013 Packed with valuable features, the newly-launched multi-purpose Eng-Clicks portal is set to become a one-stop shop for engineers and technical professionals. "We want Eng-Clicks to be a really valuable tool – something that will be useful throughout your entire workday," explains CEO lead developer Marin Vratonjic. "Sign in every...

2013-10-31 23:00:37

The newest entrant in the crowded web networking market, Eng-Clicks is eager to distinguish itself. Poised to become an indispensable resource for engineers and technical professionals around the world, Eng-Clicks is something more than social media. London, Ontario (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Like every feat of engineering, Eng-Clicks began with a vision. Running his own consulting and manufacturing business equipped entrepreneur and Professional Engineer Marin Vratonjic with unique insight...

First Link Between Language And Geography
2013-06-13 12:59:40

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Previous research has shown that the only effect an environment has on the development of a language is vocabulary. However, a new study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE suggests that altitude can influence the used of ejective consonants in a language. Not used in the English language, ejective consonants are made by compressing air in the pharynx and then releasing it, resulting in a popping or guttural sound. "This...

2013-06-13 12:34:51

Certain consonant sounds found mainly in languages spoken at high altitudes The sounds of different languages may have been shaped by the geography of the places where they are spoken, according to research published June 5 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Caleb Everett from the University of Miami. Everett compared the sounds used in about 600 languages across the world with the regions they were commonly spoken, and found a strong correlation between high altitude and spoken...

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2009-07-15 11:30:00

A new way to classify sounds in some human languages may solve a problem that has plagued linguists for nearly 100 years--how to accurately describe click sounds distinct to certain African languages.Cornell University professor Amanda Miller and her colleagues recently used new high-speed, ultrasound imaging of the human tongue to precisely categorize sounds produced by the N|uu language speakers of southern Africa\'s Kalahari Desert. The research potentially could change how linguists...


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