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2010-08-03 09:12:06

Blue whales are able to synchronize the pitch of their calls with an extremely high level of accuracy, and a very slim margin of error from call to call, according to a new study of the blue whale population in the eastern North Pacific.

2009-12-03 14:04:35

A pair of studies by Duke University neuroscientists shows powerful new evidence of a deep biological link between human music and speech.

2009-11-04 14:09:00

BRISTOL, Pa., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Aries Electronics, an international manufacturer of standard, programmed and custom interconnection products, has expanded the line of Fine Pitch Bump Adapters to include adapters that accommodate boards with pitches down to 0.40 mm.

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2009-10-21 13:58:08

A clever structure in the ear of a tropical butterfly that potentially makes it able to distinguish between high and low pitch sounds has been discovered by scientists from the University of Bristol.

2009-07-01 10:07:26

The composer Richard Wagner is well-known, even notorious, for writing operas that can challenge both performers and listeners.

2009-04-20 22:47:14

The windmill pitching motion may explain the high incidence of anterior shoulder pain seen in female softball players, U.S. researchers said. The conventional belief has been that the underhand throwing motion of softball places little stress on the arm, lead author Dr.

2009-04-13 16:08:26

U.S. medical scientists are cautioning high school and college baseball players to be aware of and take precautions against throwing injuries. Throwing a baseball is one of the fastest and most violent maneuvers that any joint in the body is subjected to, said Dr.

2008-09-14 00:00:00

By Jenny Gilbert Dance Place Prize Semi-Finals Robin Howard Theatre LONDON 'It's like being on Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" exclaimed my neighbour, inspecting the gizmo he'd been handed at the door.

2008-08-26 15:00:44

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

2008-07-07 21:00:17

City Lights Television celebrated its 2500th pitch this week, the 2500th format they've pitched since launching in 2003.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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