Do You Hear What I Hear?

Caltech biologists locate brain’s processing point for acoustic signals essential to human communication Continue reading

Rap Music Powers Rhythmic Action of Medical Sensor

Researchers have created a new type of miniature pressure sensor, shown here, designed to be implanted in the body. Acoustic waves from music or plain tones drive a vibrating device called a cantilever, generating a charge to power the sensor. (Birck Nanotechnology Center, Purdue University)The driving bass rhythm of rap music can be harnessed to power a new type of miniature medical sensor designed to be implanted in the body. Continue reading