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World’s quietest room absorbs all sound

April 4th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) The Anechoic Chamber in the US is the world's quietest room where sound doesn't bounce off the walls the way it does in a regular room.The ... Read more...

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UK truckers caught drinking lager, texting on phones while driving

January 15th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): Some truckers driving on Britain's busiest motorways have been caught drinking lager, texting simultaneously with a mobile phone in either hand, and watching DVDs from a laptop on ... Read more...

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Software implant improves sound clarity in hearing aids

August 6th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) A new software for cochlear implants and hearing aids greatly improves sound clarity and speech recognition for the hard-of-hearing, says a new study. "Hearing-impaired people have a real ... Read more...

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New hearing-aid software can improve speech recognition by 50pct

August 6th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 6 (ANI): Scientists at Tel Aviv University (TAU) have developed a new hearing-aid software application, called 'Clearcall', which can improve speech recognition for the hard-of-hearing by up to 50 percent.In ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New age of austerity predicted for business travellers

February 10th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Business executives will make fewer, shorter and cheaper business trips in 2009 and switch from luxury extras in favour of basic efficiency and good service, a survey ... Read more...

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