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The sound of proteins

...oteins into music. But to make their melodies more pleasing on the ear, they had first to overcome a few problems ?how to incorporate rhythm, and how to cram the 20 standard amino acids (the building blocks of proteins) into just 13 notes. The duo focus on codons ?sets of three adjacent bases that code f...

Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles

... Trevor Cox, http://www.sound101.org/ ) into more pleasing (or at least entertaining) ones. Morphing is often applied to film soundtracks (as audio special effects) and music synthesis. (3pID2). ALIEN SOUNDSCAPES Crackling electricity in the atmosphere" Howling red dust storms" Sounds that become mu...

Tastes great! Study shows brain's response to pleasing -- and changing -- tastes

...t wore off. "We converted something that wasn't pleasing to something that suddenly became pleasurable, and when we did that the neurons we were studying switched their response," says senior author J. Wayne Aldridge, Ph.D., a research associate professor in the Department of Neurology at the U-M Medical S...

Toxic flood lifts lid on common urban pollution problem

...on and especially trees also creates aesthetically pleasing buffer zones, providing storm water flooding control and other benefits. Finally, cities can use high-tech street sweeping equipment that is very effective at capturing pavement contaminants. "If you pick up this potentially toxic material before i...

Love's all in the brain: fMRI study shows strong, lateralized reward, not sex, drive

...se, the "rush" of romantic love, compared with the pleasing experience of looking at a pretty or handsome face) is also lateralized. These results give us a lot to think about how the normal human brain learns and remembers and functions in general," Brown added. Love physiology changes over time; 'Romantic ...

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