Latest Noise Stories

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.

2006-06-12 09:13:16

Students are using a new ring tone to receive messages in class -- and many teachers can't even hear the ring.

2006-03-24 13:30:00

Living or working in noisy surroundings may raise a person's risk of suffering a heart attack, a new study suggests.

2006-02-16 11:25:00

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Research suggests that prolonged exposure to loud noise increases the risk of acoustic neuroma, a benign tumor that grows in the nerve connecting the ear to the brain that is associated with hearing loss, tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and disequilibrium.

2005-11-30 13:55:00

LONDON (Reuters) - A Welsh inventor claims to have found the perfect solution to rowdy youngsters -- noise. Howard Stapleton says his device, the "Mosquito," emits an uncomfortable high-pitched ultrasonic sound that can be heard by children and teenagers but almost no one over 30.

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