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Offshore Wind Farms Could Disturb Marine Mammal Behavior #ASA182

When an offshore wind farm pops up, there is a period of noisy but well-studied and in most cases regulated construction. Once the turbines are operational, they provide a valuable source of renewable energy while emitting a constant lower level of...
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On Mars, NASA's Perseverance Rover's Playlist Like No Other #ASA182

After more than a year of recording on the surface, the team reduced the data to a Martian playlist that features about five hours of sounds.
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Turning Hearing Aids into Noise-Canceling Devices #ASA182

For someone using an assistive listening device in a crowded place, it might make little difference whether the device is on or off. Nearby conversation directed at the user might be drowned out by distant conversation between other people, ambient...
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Snap, Crackle, Pop: Healthy Coral Reefs Brimming with Noise #ASA182

Altogether, the hundreds of thousands of animals living in the reef sound like static on the radio, or the snap, crackle, and pop of a bowl of Rice Krispies as you pour milk on the cereal, when the coral reef is healthy. The sound changes for reefs...
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Explosions Help Probe Elusive Atmospheric Waves #ASA182

Infrasound waves can probe some of the most complex weather patterns hidden to normal observations, but finding a powerful enough source of infrasound waves can be a challenge unless there is a munitions factory nearby.
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Ultrasound-Assisted Laser Technique Vaporizes Artery Plaque #ASA182

Atherosclerosis, a buildup of plaque, can lead to heart disease, artery disease, and chronic kidney disease and is traditionally treated by inserting and inflating a balloon to expand the artery. During the 182nd ASA Meeting, Rohit Singh, of the...
17-May-2022 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Going Virtual Hurts Student Career Prospects #ASA182

As in-person scientific meetings and gathering have been replaced by virtual meetings during the pandemic, students and young professionals are seeing career fairs and networking events transition into remote experiences that simply lack the same...
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Listening Can Be Exhausting for Older Cochlear Implant Users #ASA182

In her presentation, "Aging effects on listening effort in cochlear-implant users," Kristina DeRoy Milvae will discuss the results of two experiments that examined impacts on listening effort. The session will take place May 24 at 12:50 p.m. Eastern...
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Reconstructing the Acoustics of Notre Dame

The April 15 fire that devastated the roof of Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral left many people around the globe wondering whether it’s possible to rebuild it in a way that can recreate the cultural icon’s complex signature acoustics. Six years...
3-May-2019 8:05 AM EDT

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