New evidence that a coveted musical ability may be more learnable than conventionally thought, an effort to redesign jet engines to the point at which aircraft noise would be unnoticeable in the urban areas around airports, and other new developments in the science of sound are being featured in a web pressroom at next week's Acoustical Society of America (ASA) meeting in San Diego.
The ASA World Wide Press Room (http://www.acoustics.org/press) currently contains 21 detailed lay-language papers on these and other exciting new meeting results. The website also includes the general press release for the meeting, and a searchable database of all meeting abstracts.
In addition, a portable bone-health sensor and a study that shows how English and French classical music reflects the rhythm and melody of English and French speakers will be featured at a meeting press luncheon to be held on Tuesday, November 16 from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Esquire Room of The Town and Country Hotel (500 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, CA 92108). The press luncheon speakers and topics are listed below. The entire acoustics meeting takes place from November 15-19, 2004. Reporters who wish to attend the luncheon, the meeting, or both, should reply to this message and fill out the form at the end of this release.
The following text describes the press luncheon topics, and lists some examples of lay language papers that are available online.
PRESS LUNCHEON TOPICS
Acoustical Society of America Meeting
Town & Country Hotel, San Diego
Tuesday, November 16, 2004
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
1. PERFECT PITCH IN MUSIC Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 Related medicine news :1
Presenter: Diana Deutsch, University of California, San Diego
Contact: Ben Stein
American Institute of Physics
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