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2009-09-05 12:13:54

Bigger speakers, bigger sound – this is the music lover’s creed. Flat panel loudspeakers offer an alternative to those who would rather not or cannot clutter up their homes with speakers. These speakers can be integrated inconspicuously on walls or in furniture. At the Internationale Funkausstellung IFA in Berlin from September 4 to 9, Fraunhofer scientists are presenting a completely new concept for ultra-flat loudspeakers that still deliver full sound reproduction.

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2009-05-11 08:14:11

UCLA scientists report for the first time on the only known frog species that can communicate using purely ultrasonic calls, whose frequencies are too high to be heard by humans.

2008-09-29 09:00:36

By IAN SWANSON Scottish EDINBURGH Airport bosses have been urged to bring in lower noise limits for planes after a system of fines helped cut the racket endured by people living near the flightpath.

2008-08-26 15:00:44

New York researchers say a new test shows that more humans have "perfect pitch" than expected.

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2007-05-24 14:25:00

The use of 12 tone intervals in the music of many human cultures is rooted in the physics of how our vocal anatomy produces speech, according to researchers at the Duke University Center for Cognitive Neuroscience.

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2005-09-24 11:55:00

If you're a concert fan -- whether your taste is heavy metal or pop -- don't forget to take your earplugs. If you don't, you risk damaging your hearing and eventually suffering noise-induced hearing loss.


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