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2014-08-10 02:00:13

University of Exeter Despite their reputation as slippery customers, a new study has shown that eels are losing the fight to survive when faced with marine noise pollution such as that of passing ships. Scientists from the Universities of Exeter and Bristol found that fish exposed to playback of ship noise lose crucial responses to predator threats. The study, published Aug. 7 in the journal Global Change Biology, found European eels were 50% less likely to respond to an ambush from...

2014-07-17 08:26:22

Noise will appeal to readers who like a fast-paced action-packed mystery. LOS ANGELES, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brett Garcia Rose announced today that his latest novel Noise is now available for sale in eBook and paperback. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140716/127800 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140716/127801 "Noise is a rather dark and violet novel. It will appeal to readers who like a fast-paced action-packed mystery," says Rose. In Noise, the...

2014-07-15 23:00:52

Acoustiblok was recently featured on the new National Geographic Channel series, Showdown of the Unbeatables. The episode turned up the volume when Acoustiblok, an award winning thin noise-reduction material that is as effective as 12 inches of solid concrete when added to a stud wall, took on the Nathan Air Chime, multiple screaming train horns that produces the same decibel levels as a jet airplane. Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Acoustiblok was recently featured on the new...

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 about the importance of hearing health and simultaneously forecasting the result of the global football competition in Brazil. During the quarter finals July 4-5, Hear the World used a digital sound level meter, a device to ascertain the noise level of the fans from across the globe in a large...

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2014-06-30 03:39:14

Aaron Dubrow, National Science Foundation Simulations helps scientists understand and control turbulence in humans and machines Aerospace engineers from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign are using the National Science Foundation-supported Stampede supercomputer to explore how jets in general, like those on modern aircraft and inside the human body, generate noise. Jet engines generate intense sound waves that bother people who live near active airports. The noise can be...

2014-06-16 12:25:25

Consumer Insights Firm Will Merge with Engine's Creative Agency Noise to Form Millennial-Focused Powerhouse NEW YORK, June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Engine Group (EG) has acquired The Intelligence Group (IG), a consumer insights and consulting company that tracks and forecasts the behaviors of young consumers, from Creative Artists Agency (CAA). IG will be merged with Engine-owned Noise, a creative agency that develops digital products and content designed to drive consumer...

2014-06-11 23:01:18

Thanks to an innovative sound engineering solution, a Waterloo restaurant is reaping the rewards. The construction has just finished, and the results are newsworthy. Waterloo, Ontario (PRWEB) June 11, 2014 Noise Pollution is a growing global urban problem. The World Health Organization (WHO) says “it seriously harms human health”. An interesting statistic from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association estimates that 30 million Americans are exposed to dangerous noise levels on...

2014-04-28 23:12:39

Sound Seal Wins Bronze Award in the Acoustical Solutions Category Agawam MA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Sound Seal, Inc. located in Agawam, MA announced that their WoodTrends division were winners once again at the 2014 Intex EXPO Construction Excellence Awards. Sound Seal earned awards in the ceiling and acoustical categories at this year’s ceremony at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Since 1979, Sound Seal has been providing award-winning innovative solutions...

2014-03-28 23:26:31

Sound Seal announces their noise barrier ceiling tile covers are designed so your voice (or other sounds) do not echo or reflect back to you. Agawam, MA (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 Sound Seal noise barrier ceiling tile covers is the solution for office privacy. Even with standard drywall construction, voices can still be heard between the adjacent offices. Why is that? Voices heard between offices most often are not going through the wall but over the top of the wall through the acoustic...

2014-03-13 23:28:25

Designed for low-light surveillance environments, NEXCOM’S Ncb-221 is perfect for any city surveillance project. The IP camera features Sony ½” Exmor image sensor to help enhance performance under low-light conditions and capture true color images with low noise. Fremont, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 NEXCOM is pleased to announce the release of its latest 2 megapixel IP camera Ncb-221. Designed with various lighting conditions in mind, the Ncb-221 can capture high quality images...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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