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Varnish does more than just provide a protective sheen to a violin. It influences the vibrations and impulses that the wood absorbs and therefore the quality of sound the instrument produces, says Marjan Gilani of the Swiss Federal Laboratories...
When it comes to taking pictures, you’re going to want to ensure that they are the best quality. In some cases, you will be surprised at how something you have with you every day (your mobile phone) can provide...
WASHINGTON --Emergency physicians used a patient's personal activity tracker and smartphone to identify the time his heart arrhythmia started, which allowed them to treat his new-onset atrial fibrillation with electrical cardioversion and discharge him home. The first case report...
SALT LAKE CITY - Brain scans from nearly 200 adolescent boys provide evidence that the brains of compulsive video game players are wired differently. Chronic video game play is associated with hyperconnectivity between several pairs of brain networks. Some...
When strong winds or gust fronts pick up fine particles and dirt, a thick wall of dust can result, moving over land and across the water, leaving destruction in its wake. These dust storms often form quickly, making preparation...
A new technique lets everyday objects like posters and T-shirts communicate directly with your car radio or smartphone. For example, bus stop billboards could send digital content about local attractions. A street sign could broadcast the name of an intersection...
LED lights have long been dubbed to be the future of lighting in the home and in the workplace, due to their impressive ability to save a lot more energy. LED lights continue to produce a high level of...
New research examines just who is adding to and editing the pages on the free online encyclopedia Wikipedia. Sorin Adam Matei, a professor in the Brian Lamb School of Communication at Purdue University, and Brian Britt, an assistant professor in...
Have you just upgraded to the latest Windows 10? Congratulations then. But since it is a new operating system, do you know that you will have a tough time to find compatible software for it? Don’t worry as we...
When it comes to security measures, access control systems are extremely common in office buildings and are beginning to become increasingly popular in residential areas. They allow certain people into an area and restrict access from others. Some systems...