Latest Noise pollution Stories
UC research featuring a mathematical model for quick-response, noise-cancellation designed to minimize sudden and unexpected noise caused by road hazards – bumps or potholes for example – will be presented in New York City Aug. 19-22.
Because extremely loud noises can travel underwater for thousands of miles, they cause over a quarter-million sea creatures to suffer some kind of hearing loss every year, a number experts warn is on the rise.
In the United Kingdom, the house sparrow population has been in decline since the 1970s, and noise pollution could be linked to the mortality rate being observed in young house sparrows across the country. Researchers believe man-made noise could keep adult birds from hearing the hunger calls of their dependent offspring.
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If you're concerned about losing your hearing because of noise exposure (earbud deafness syndrome), a new discovery published online in the FASEB Journal offers some hope.
According to a study published in the journal PLoS ONE, exposure to traffic noise could lead to a higher risk of having a heart attack.
iPod owners aren't the only ones who frequently shuffle their favorite tunes.
PlaneNoise Complaint Box provides KAPF's management with a set of innovative, automated web-based tools streamlining the entire noise comment process from data collection to GIS mapping to
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