Dr. Daniel Fink writes about the elegant way Mumbai is solving its horn problem—the police hook up decibel meters to lights and if drivers honk their horns, the light remains red!
A tech solution to restaurant noise? Yes, but at a cost—$60k to $80k, to be exact. Or restaurateurs could engage in some cheap self-help and just turn down the music volume.
Popular Science looks at hidden hearing loss and provides an easy to understand primer on the disorder. Have a problem hearing in a noisy room? You need to read this.
Canary in a coal mine? Noise is a warning, says David Sykes, and we must do what we can now to make the world a quieter place.
A test for hidden hearing loss? Massachusetts Eye and Ear is working on that. Dr. Daniel Fink says a breakthrough would be welcome.
Dr. Daniel Fink tells us that Tuscon residents are concerned about increased noise when the Air Force stations new F-35 jets at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base.
In his letter to the editor, Max Frankel–the former NY Times editor who suggested the paper’s food critics write about restaurant noise–hits the nail on the head.
Is noise pollution harming your health? Dr. Daniel Fink says the answer is clearly yes. He points to Prof. Neitzel’s research showing everyday noise exposure is great enough to cause hearing loss.