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How Mumbai solves its horn problem

How Mumbai solves its horn problem

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!

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A tech solution to restaurant noise?

A tech solution to restaurant noise?

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.

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Noise pollution in Arizona

Noise pollution in Arizona

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.

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Dining without the din

Dining without the din

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.

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Is noise pollution harming your health?

Is noise pollution harming your health?

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.

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