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Music To Your Ears: AI Can Select THE Perfect Track

December 9, 2022

By Ariel Grossman, NoCamels – Tech understands lyrics to choose songs for entertainment industry. Finding the right song for the right moment can be a needle-in-a-haystack job for TV and movie execs. A track that just about does the job isn’t going…

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Bats have a wider vocal range than Mariah Carey, at an astonishing seven octaves

December 1, 2022

By Maddy Shaw Roberts The particular species of bat shares a technique used by only two types of human vocalist – death metal, and Tuvan throat singers. Few human singers can boast a vocal range of more than a few…

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Non-invasive cancer removal made possible with new Israeli research

November 27, 2022

A new non-invasive technology using low-frequency nanobubble-enhanced ultrasound mechanotherapy has shown success in animal models. By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH The Tel Aviv University research team behind the new study on non-invasive cancer treatment. (photo credit: TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY) A combination of low-frequency…

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Israeli app sounds alarm before heart failure — just by analyzing your voice

November 22, 2022

In congestive heart failure study with recovered patients who used HearO, its technology predicts some 82% of relapses, catching them on average 18 days before they occur By NATHAN JEFFAY     Illustrative image: a medic monitors a patient and checked his heart…

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A dose of birdsong may work as therapy for depression

November 15, 2022

John Elder When many Australians were subject to hard lockdowns, access to nature in the form of parks and public gardens and beaches was significantly restricted. This was especially the case in Melbourne, where outdoor exercise was sometimes restricted to…

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Tunes with teeth: Edison might have left his mark on piano

November 1, 2022

By MICHAEL HILLtoday WOODSTOCK, N.Y. (AP) — Hard of hearing, Thomas Edison found a unique way to appreciate piano music. As someone played, the great inventor would lean in close to the instrument, right above the keys, and he’d bite…

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Natural sounds such as birdsong can improve your mental health

October 17, 2022

Listening to birdsong significantly reduces anxiety and paranoia, according a new German study. By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH Published: OCTOBER 16, 2022 15:18 Don’t just watch the birdie – listen to it. Hearing birdsong can not only improve people’s moods but also minimize paranoia, according to…

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Parkinson’s diagnosis in 10 seconds: From the sound of your voice

October 11, 2022

John Elder Melbourne scientists have developed a screening test for Parkinson’s disease using patients’ voice recordings and an AI algorithm. The software compares the patient’s voice against existing samples of voices of people who have Parkinson’s and those who do…

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British journals forced to retract fake Chinese science papers

October 2, 2022

By RHYS BLAKELY THE TIMES OCTOBER 1, 2022 Hundreds of fake scientific papers from Chinese researchers have been published in British journals, prompting warnings of “industrialised cheating”. The publishing arm of the Institute of Physics, a society founded in London in…

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What’s the deal with airline food? Don’t eat the buns!

September 20, 2022

There are some tricks that will make meals on the plane tastier. Wearing headphones for example… By WALLA! SEPTEMBER 15, 2022 Passengers board an airplane (photo credit: FLICKR). Getting a meal during your flight? Before you start biting, it is highly recommended to…

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