[Smt-talk] good bacterial vibrations

Donna Doyle donnadoyle at att.net
Sun Aug 4 04:15:24 PDT 2013

Thanks, Dave! 

Questions: Are the vibrations steady? If multiplied to lie within human hearing range, what pitch would they produce? (Remember the NPR program on the pitch of outer space?)

Donna Doyle

On Jul 2, 2013, at 7:33 AM, Dave Headlam <dheadlam at esm.rochester.edu> wrote:

> Hi -- interesting story here about vibration rates in bacteria and applications for antibiotics.  Makes me wonder about possible uses for music theory outside the usual classroom - hotel ballroom circuit.  Could we help analyze these pathological songs?
> http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2013/06/microscopic-tuning-forks-could-m.html?ref=hp
> Dave Headlam
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