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Two common species of small mammals are not significantly disturbed by industrial activity near their homes, according to…
Noise from open-air concerts can be reduced

May 31, 2018

The major European MONICA project with participants from nine countries in total has moved a step closer to its goal.…
New knowledge to help people with hidden hearing loss

January 17, 2018

DTU is heading a new research project in collaboration with Harvard Medical School, among others. The purpose of…
Sound waves enhance deep sleep and memory

August 25, 2017

Gentle sound stimulation — such as the rush of a waterfall — synchronized to the rhythm of brain…
Wearing your earphones at the moment? You shouldn’t – 4 tips to save your hearing

May 10, 2017

There are many trends of today’s life that are worrying scientists and doctors. You see, we do not…
Singing in the flight lane

September 9, 2016

Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Seewiesen have determined that birds near Berlin’s Tegel airport,…
Stochastic resonance, chaos transfer shown in an optomechanical microresonator

May 10, 2016

Researchers in the School of Engineering & Applied Science at Washington University in St. Louis have discovered a novel…
Mariana Trench: Seven miles deep, the ocean is still a noisy place

March 7, 2016

For what may be the first time, scientists have eavesdropped on the deepest part of the world’s oceans…
New NASA CubeSat to Test Techniques for Eliminating the Noise

February 25, 2016

It’s getting noisier and noisier out there and now the cacophony of broadcast and other communications signals has…
IsoLab: ultra-quiet laboratories to boost quantum technology

January 22, 2016

Lancaster University has begun work on a £2m suite of ultra-low noise laboratories, IsoLab, which will provide the…
Oh, Snap! What Snapping Shrimp Sound Patterns Reveal

January 21, 2016

If you put a microphone underwater near the oyster reef in North Carolina’s Pamlico Sound, you can hear…
No silent night

January 5, 2016

Bats find their way acoustically when they are flying by using echolocation calls, often also employing them when…
Noise Can’t Hide Weak Signals From This New Receiver

December 15, 2015

Electrical engineers at the University of California, San Diego developed a receiver that can detect a weak, fast,…
Researchers Pinpoint When Our Brains Convert Speech Sounds into Meaning

September 30, 2015

Researchers from Trinity College Dublin have identified the precise moment our brains convert speech sounds into meaning. They…
Quiet design: Hospital experiments with sound panels to reduce noise

August 18, 2015

One of the most common complaints about hospitals is the noise. Patients complain that they can’t sleep soundly…
How noise changes the way the brain gets information

May 6, 2015

Cells that relay information from the ear to the brain can change in significant ways in response to…
Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Alters Brain Responses to Speech

July 31, 2014

Prolonged exposure to loud noise alters how the brain processes speech, potentially increasing the difficulty in distinguishing speech…
Crackling noise during growth

August 9, 2013

When drops or dust particles coalesce, they often follow the same statistical laws as the noise made by…
Noise protection – multifunctional and aesthetical

January 15, 2013

Noise abatement is growing in importance, thus, the demand for better acoustic building components raises. Scientists are developing…
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