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2013-11-24 23:02:25

Delaware Bypass Tunnel Uses Sound Curtains to Reduce Noise Levels in Surrounding Areas (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 Sound Curtain Panels Model BBC-13X-2” have been specified by NYC DEP to help mitigate the noise that will occur during the repair of the Delaware Aqueduct Rondout. Sound Curtain Panels consist of both a sound absorbing layer of quilted fiberglass and a noise blocking layer of a reinforced mass loaded vinyl noise barrier. Each panel is fabricated with grommets at the top and...

2013-10-30 23:01:27

Head Yo, a noise cancelling headphone website delivers customer-focused information regarding which headphones provide ability to block out unwanted sound. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Head Yo, one of the Internet's newest and brightest websites for headphone information, is pleased to announce that it is offering a comparison guide around the best noise-cancelling headphones in the sound industry. Selecting proper noise-cancelling headphones allows individuals a chance to...

2013-10-30 14:05:01

Penn Medicine-led panel reports that noise exposure is a serious public health threat The combined toll of occupational, recreational and environmental noise exposure poses a serious public health threat going far beyond hearing damage, according to an international team of researchers writing today in The Lancet. The review team, including a Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania expert, examined the latest research on noise's impact on an array of health indicators...

2013-10-16 09:12:45

Shoppers are more likely to buy a product from a different location when a pleasant sound coming from a particular direction draws attention to the item, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research. "Suppose that you are standing in a supermarket aisle, choosing between two packets of cookies, one placed nearer your right side and the other nearer your left. While you are deciding, you hear an in-store announcement from your left, about store closing hours," write authors...

Airplane Noise Cardiovascular Disease Risk
2013-10-09 10:12:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A pair of new studies in the British Medical Journal indicate that individuals who live near a major airport run a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and stroke. In one study, scientists from the Harvard School of Public Health discovered that American zip codes with 10-decibel higher aircraft noise averaged a 3.5-percent higher cardiovascular hospital admission rate for adults aged 65 and older. In the other study, a team of...

2013-10-08 23:19:20

Acoustical Solutions, industry leader in soundproofing and noise control, introduces PolyPhon™ - an environmentally friendly and low cost alternative to fiberglass acoustical panels. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 When it comes to architectural acoustic treatment, paneling has almost always been exclusively been made from fiberglass board. Fiberglass has high NRC ratings, is affordable to produce, and can be easily covered by a variety of acoustically transparent fabrics. This...

2013-10-01 23:18:42

Acoustical Solutions, the nation’s largest supplier of noise control products for worship facilities, will attend WFX 2013 to share new products for speech and music intelligibility in sanctuaries. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 WFX, the largest showcase of church-related products and services in America, is in its eleventh year and taking place at the Dallas Convention Center October 2nd to the 4th. As the industry leader in worship facility noise control and soundproofing,...

2013-09-29 23:04:06

FarHawk Marketing Services promotes IonBench and MS Noise products in the upcoming Greater Boston Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group Corporate Night, to be held Thursday, October 3, 2013. Evans Mills NY and Gananoque, ON. (PRWEB) September 29, 2013 FarHawk Marketing Services will be representing two of its principals, IonBench of Joigny, France, and MS Noise of Sens, France, at the upcoming Greater Boston Mass Spectrometry Discussion Group (GBMSDG) Corporate Night October 3rd, at the...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.