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Good news for dog owners

The FDA has approved a drug that helps to calm dogs that are afraid of fireworks and other loud noises. But instead of drugging our dogs, why not mandate quiet fireworks instead?

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Motorcycle noise is not a first amendment right

Motorcycle noise is not a first amendment right, so the end of Rolling Thunder’s annual loud ride through D.C. is not to be mourned. There are other ways to honor veterans than be damaging everyone’s hearing.

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Canada leads the way

This photo by Bernard Spragg. NZ has been dedicated to the public domain. First Edmonton, now Calgary: Calgary to pilot a project that implements a "network of real-time noise monitors" to nab noise polluters. According to Shawn Logan, Calgary Herald, the city...

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Is there sound on Mars?

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech (not subject to copyright protection) by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition This fascinating article by Kenneth Chang in the New York Times describes Martian winds rattling the solar panels on the recently landed InSight lander....

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Toronto to tackle transportation noise

Photo credit: GTD Aquitaine, who has released this photo into the public domain. by Arline L. Bronzaft, Ph.D., Board of Directors, GrowNYC, and Co-founder, The Quiet Coalition That the noise from the commuter trains, passing the homes of David Bosworth and his...

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