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Humans ‘can distinguish a tune at higher pitches than thought’


April 26th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): Previous studies have shown that humans can't distinguish melodies whose notes have a fundamental tone above 5 kHz.At frequencies above 5 kHz, it was thought that the ... Read more...

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Doctor Who’s trusted sonic screwdriver could become a real-life tool


December 5th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): For all those fans of Doctor Who's who have dreamed of owning a sonic screwdriver of their own after watching their hero use the tool to get himself ... Read more...

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Submarines to employ new nanotube technology for sonar and stealth


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): Submarines need to probe ocean depths, and that too without being visible to enemies at times - both properties that they can now implement using new nanotube technology.Speakers ... Read more...

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New technique creates 3D image of melanoma


August 12th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): With the help of a new imaging technology, scientists say it is possible to create a three-dimensional image of the most deadliest form of skin cancer.Melanoma is one ... Read more...

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Green Bank Telescope to shed light on mysterious ‘dark energy’ of universe


July 22nd, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): The world's largest steerable telescope - Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope of the National Science Foundation - will provide scientists with valuable clues about the nature of ... Read more...

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‘Nanotube speakers’ pave way for silent stealth submarines


July 15th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Scientists have created speakers made from carbon nanotube sheets, with properties that make them ideal for submarine sonar to probe the ocean depths and make subs invisible to ... Read more...

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German sound engineer claims to have found ‘anti-Vuvuzela filter’


June 15th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): A sound engineer based in Munich, Germany, has claimed to have devised a hi-tech antidote to the popular Vuvuzela, the deafening plastic trumpets, which have attracted complaints from ... Read more...

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Perfect insulator could eliminate heating bills


February 28th, 2010 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Sandia National Laboratories, US, have created a perfect insulator, a material that reflects heat while absorbing none of it, ... Read more...

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Forget Viagra, new shockwave device to give men a boost sans the side effects


January 12th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 12 (ANI): Scientists have developed a shockwave device to cure male impotence.Promising no side effects, the treatment was originally used to break up kidney stones. But now it has shown ... Read more...

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New shockwave device cures male impotence


January 10th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Scientists have developed a shockwave device to cure male impotence.Promising no side effects, the treatment was originally used to break up kidney stones. But now it has shown ... Read more...

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Quake experts develop new system to monitor underground movements


August 31st, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): A five-strong group of scientists have developed a new technique that can monitor movements beneath the earth's surface to help understand how earthquakes behave.The scientists, led by Andrew ... Read more...

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Now, acoustic tweezers to position tiny objects


August 29th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 29 (ANI): While it gets quite difficult to manipulate tiny objects like single cells or nanosized beads via relatively large, unwieldy equipment, Penn State engineers have now designed a new ... Read more...

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Scientists solve age-old mystery of horseshoe bat’s elongated nose


July 8th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Scientists have solved the mystery of a bat with an extraordinarily long nose, by determining that the creature uses its elongated nose to create a highly focused sonar ... Read more...

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Convert sound to light, get better computer chips


March 23rd, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) By reversing a process of converting electrical signals into sounds, researchers may have a new tool to enhance the way computer chips, LEDs and transistors are built.Lawrence Livermore ... Read more...

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Meet the shrimp that shouts louder than a gunshot!


November 15th, 2008 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): A shrimp that can make a sound louder than a gunshot has been found in British waters.Pistol shrimps, which stun their prey by snapping their claws together ... Read more...

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Humans judge a dogs size by its growl


May 24th, 2008 - 2:00 pm ICT by admin
London, May 24 (ANI): A doctoral student at the University of Sussex in Brighton, UK, has unveiled an acoustic property related to the length of the vocal tract that enables humans ... Read more...

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Here’s how we hear whispers


November 14th, 2007 - 2:14 am ICT by admin
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