Are engineers interested in addressing noise pollution? David Sykes says yes, and tells us who to go to when noise is a problem in your house, city, or workplace.
Venture money surges into hearing health treatments, and David M. Sykes says this is extraordinary progress for a long overlooked sector.
Starting January, help comes to the hard of hearing at your local drug store as “hearing assistive devices” will be available for sale for only 1/10th the price of conventional hearing aids.
The Apple Watch noise app test shows accuracy within 1%. But you don’t have to spend $1000 to know if it’s too loud—if it sounds too loud, it is too loud!
Dr. Daniel Fink asks if the government can dictate that electric cars must make sound, why can’t it enforce existing laws against overly loud vehicles?
Noise inside rail cars is a problem, too. Noise levels on Vancouver’s SkyTrain have been as high as 106 decibels, so when traveling by train, remember your ear plugs!