Latest Vocal music Stories

Elephants And Humans Share Similar, Yet Distinct, Vocal Abilities
2013-10-17 12:13:06

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Last year researchers from the University of Vienna settled a longstanding debate over the way elephants make sounds. With the natural passing of an African elephant in Berlin Tierpark Zoo in 2010, the researchers were able to recover the larynx and bring it into the lab for studying. In their paper released last year the researchers explained how similar an elephant's vocal system is to those used by humans. Lead researcher...

2013-10-10 23:24:19

Politicians give us plenty of useable material, and we have no intention of playing favorites. This series is going to be completely bi-partisan; we plan on mocking both sides of the aisle Nashville, TN (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Nashville’s Left Brain Digital Productions has acquired the worldwide television and digital media rights to the critically acclaimed Accidental President Trilogy by Dixie Swanson. In addition to the book rights, Left Brain Digital has also acquired the...

2013-10-07 23:26:31

Executive Vice President Matt Williams welcomes Megan Kinzie to Dixie Graphics’ business development team for their architectural signage division. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Dixie Graphics is pleased to announce the addition of Megan Kinzie to their business development team. In her new role, Kinzie will be responsible for leading business development initiatives for Dixie Graphics’ architectural signage division, developing deeper relationships with clients and...

2013-09-09 23:25:01

Sandra Merriweather offers research results for dealing with football’s concussive head injuries San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 As a registered nurse and NFL wife, Sandra Merriweather has seen the devastating results of concussions. In her new book, A Football Wife’s Research Study for the Love of the Games, she offers an in-depth review of her extensive research on the signs and symptoms of concussive head injuries. It shares the results of a research study designed to...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'