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Noise in the News Archive
A rock hyrax—a rodent found in Africa and the Middle East—can wail, squeak, and tweet!
Noisy Planet campaign to be featured on Jeopardy!
The NPR Cities Project wants to hear the sounds of your hometown
Tiny primates called tarsiers have mad ultrasonic skills
It's a "Noisy Planet," but it's also a "Noisy Sun"
Coldplay singer Chris Martin has tinnitus and some advice for kids
Where a bird lives affects how high its pitch is
A phone call to Mom can have healing powers
Whales may find ship noise stressful
Even a mouse can snore like a human
New technology is helping scientists recover some of the earliest audio recordings ever created
Female and male wrens sing as one
How are the sounds of your childhood different from the sounds your parents heard as children?
Students travel to the Grand Canyon to study sound and noise pollution
Audubon's annual Christmas Bird Count will sharpen your senses and help conservation researchers
Escala interactiva de ruidos: ¿Cuándo el ruido es demasiado ruido?
Hospital gives green light to noise awareness
A farm isn't always a quiet place. Learn how to protect your hearing on a farm
Noisy Planet is now on Facebook!
The new Noisy Planet interactive sound ruler: Sounds like fun!
Designs found in nature can inspire new products and solutions
What's all that buzzing you hear? It may be cicadas!
Humans can hear much higher pitched sounds underwater
Smokey may be the world's loudest cat
What's an acoustic biologist? Ask Katy Payne, who studies the language of elephants
Musicians in an orchestra may be exposed to unhealthy sound levels
Music has many roles
Workers exposed to chemicals experience higher rates of hearing loss
The Noisy Planet website: It’s not just in English anymore!
Give your ears a break and your brain a boost
Boat noise may distract hermit crabs
House finches raise the pitch when it's noisy
World Cup soccer: Will stadium noise affect the matches?
Watch the volume of your MP3 player while you're in the gym
Hunting and other shooting sports can hurt your hearing
It's toy season! It's concert season! Ho ho ho!
Hybrid cars are good for our environment, but are they too quiet?
Music affects your mood, but can it affect the mood of a monkey?
The top volume on your MP3 player can hurt your hearing
Noise from human activities may be hurting fish and other marine animals
What's your favorite sound? Hundreds of teens wrote about theirs for a recent essay contest
Musicians are at risk of noise-induced hearing loss
Blue whales have been singing a lower tune
Restaurant noise is a top complaint of diners
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