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New Device To Alleviate Distress Caused By Tinnitus
...pplied directly toit. Initially, the user tunes
the frequency of the probe by adjusting aslider on a portable control box until the sound stops. This con-firms that theyhave matched the frequency of the ringing with that of the probe. Once thefrequencies match, the Aurex-3 takes over and works out...
Elvis of E. coli releases second food safety music CD
... a synthesizer and computer, Winter produced these tunes
at "SpareBedroom Studios" (home). "In this era of nanosecond attention spans and education viaentertainment, I've found that the musical approach successfully reachesaudiences that don't respond well to traditional methods of education," says...
Researchers identify molecule crucial to adjusting bodys internal clock
...ock in the presence of light atnight. "PACAP fine tunes
the glutamate signal," she said. "Together they convey more than just lightis present. They encode information about light properties that is taken back to the clock, allowingit to adjust forward or backward appropriately." The study - funded by t...
Born with the perfect pitch?
...minute stream of bell-like tones, rather than real tunes
that would be previously recognizable. After infants listen to the three-minute sequences, they then listen to segments of the song that are identical in relative pitch, but different in absolute pitch. The listening time infants devote to familia...
Researchers identify pathogen-specific gene response in human immune cells
...ecialized," says Hacohen. "The dendritic cell fine tunes
its response based upon the nature of the pathogenfor every pathogen, there is a specific set of genetic programs that are activated or not activated, which then impacts how the immune system as a whole reacts to the infectious agent. In this way, pa...
...frequency echolocation for general orientation and tunes
in to low-frequency, prey-generated noise transients to detect and locate terrestrial prey. These two distinct sounds serve as physiological probes to identify regions that serve echolocation and passive sound localization. They have been used to de...