Latest Noise Stories

2008-10-06 10:45:00

Rattlesnakes are not the friendliest creatures. Ordinarily, they are best left alone instead of being snuck up on. However, when it is your job to record the sounds of Western animals, you do not have the luxury of avoiding them.

2008-09-29 09:00:36

By IAN SWANSON Scottish EDINBURGH Airport bosses have been urged to bring in lower noise limits for planes after a system of fines helped cut the racket endured by people living near the flightpath.

2008-07-30 21:00:27

LOS ANGELES, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- BETA Records (betarecords.com), the expanding international network and community of music artists and fans, will partner with Surroundphones Holdings Inc, (SoundWave360), enabling artists to upgrade MP3 music files with a proprietary process giving their music more analog sound, cleaner dynamics, higher signal-to-noise ratio and more depth in playback, particularly in the portable headphone environment.

2008-07-22 15:00:48

By Sonu Munshi, The Tribune, Mesa, Ariz. Jul. 22--A key study outlining 20-year projections for Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport is almost complete. Airport authorities are hosting a public workshop today to seek resident feedback on the 18-month study to update the airport master plan.

2008-07-17 12:00:49

By Mark Kanny, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Jul. 17--Percussionist Steven Schick embraces the wide world of sound, finding inspiration in unexpected places to explore the potential of the instruments he plays.

2008-07-16 09:00:53

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, a new music platform will open and storm the Bastille of the music industry. Tribe of Noise is expected to kick up quite some dust by offering a lawful alternative for free music downloads.

2008-07-07 09:01:02

IntriCon Corporation (NASDAQ: IIN), a designer, developer, manufacturer and distributor of body-worn medical and electronics devices, today introduced Ethos(TM), the company's new high-performance adaptive digital signal processing (DSP) hearing aid amplifier.

2008-05-31 15:00:31

By MERRY FIRSCHEIN, STAFF WRITER Lunchtime for elementary and middle school students means not only food but socializing outside of the classroom.

2008-03-05 17:00:00

Scientists have solved a 40-year-old puzzle by identifying the origin of the intense radio waves in the Earth's upper atmosphere that control the dynamics of the Van Allen radiation belts.

2006-07-05 08:20:00

LONDON (Reuters) - Belgian scientists have pinpointed three genes which could explain why some people exposed to loud noise suffer hearing loss.

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