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Driving a convertible could be hazardous to health

January 5th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) Driving a convertible with the top down could be hazardous to your health -- exposing you to dangerous noise levels, claims a new study. Levels as high as ... Read more...

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Whales use ‘gestures’ to communicate when ocean becomes noisy

April 14th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 14 (ANI): Scientists in Australia have found that whales use 'gesturing' to communicate when the wind whips up the ocean and makes it noisy."If you imagine you're at a party ... Read more...

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Convertible drivers ‘at noise-induced hearing loss risk’

October 7th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Love to drive with the top down? Well, you might be enjoying having the wind in your hair but you may be risking serious damage to your ears.According ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bat-inspired ultrasonic sonar system to hear hidden footsteps

September 25th, 2008 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 25 (ANI): Inspired by bats ability to catch insects by detecting the vibrations created by the flutter of their wings, a University of Mississippi physicist has conceived the idea ... Read more...

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