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2015-04-30 23:04:02

Interchangeable components and user-focused technology offer unprecedented customization of the listening experience while simplifying the selection process.

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2014-11-04 05:15:12

Many species of rhinoceros are endangered and conservationists point to the need for successful captive breeding programs if these species are to survive.

2012-05-17 23:01:02

A new contest from The Hearing and Speech Agency will award five winners with an opportunity to be part of a new album in celebration of Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon. Baltimore,

Image 1 - Studying Nature's Rhythms: Soundscape Ecologists Spawn New Field
2012-02-08 04:46:59

Geophony. Biophony. Anthrophony. Unfamiliar words. But they shouldn't be. We're surrounded by them morning, noon and night, say ecologist Bryan Pijanowski of Purdue University and colleagues.

2012-01-26 13:30:57

University of Massachusetts Amherst fish biologists have published one of the first studies of deep-sea fish sounds in more than 50 years, collected from the sea floor about 2,237 feet (682 meters) below the North Atlantic.

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2011-03-02 11:32:43

A Purdue University researcher is leading an effort to create a new scientific field that will use sound as a way to understand the ecological characteristics of a landscape and to reconnect people with the importance of natural sounds.

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2008-10-06 10:45:00

Rattlesnakes are not the friendliest creatures. Ordinarily, they are best left alone instead of being snuck up on. However, when it is your job to record the sounds of Western animals, you do not have the luxury of avoiding them.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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