Posts Tagged "Acoustics"

Noise Protection: Multifunctional and Aesthetical

Noise Protection: Multifunctional and Aesthetical

Noise abatement is growing in importance, thus, the demand for better acoustic building components raises. Scientists are developing new solutions: aesthetically good looking and flexibly applicable microperforated sound absorbers. Too much noise causes illness. This is as an undisputed fact nowadays, and yet we’re still constantly assailed by noise as…

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“Smart stethoscope” keeps an ear on kidney stones

“Smart stethoscope” keeps an ear on kidney stones

When kidney stones can’t be dissolved using medication, the next step is usually a procedure known as shock wave lithotripsy. This involves focusing a series of high-intensity acoustic pulses onto the stones, until they break apart to the point that they can be passed in urine or dissolved by drugs….

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