13) Prehistoric Rock Band Revealed
"The extended millenary galleries of rock art are among the prehistorical treasures in Portugal, a vast territory to explore. In search of the known but elusive proofs of music making, we have encountered specific types of ceremonial rocks that have been silent, with no memory of their use. For the first time, an approach has been made for studying the special little holes rocks, or rochas com covinhas, with an innovative systematic methodology."
14) Quiet in the Theater
"The application of impulse response theory with architectural design principles provides a foundation for the acoustical design of drama theaters, linking the perceptions of the audience, acoustical measurements made in completed rooms, and acoustical modeling and simulations of rooms being designed."
15) Dolphins Hush When Killers Lurk
"Research has suggested killer whale predation may affect cetacean vocal behavior; however, few data exist to test this hypothesis. Data collected for 19,609 km of visual and acoustic shipboard surveys in the tropical Pacific Ocean were examined to determine if changes in dolphin
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