News tagged with decibels

The science of stadium sound

Football fans attending BYU home games the last two seasons may have noticed a few students roving through the crowd, giving their full attention to hand-held scientific instruments instead of the game.

dateSep 04, 2013 in General Physics
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Voice-based phone recharging

(PhysOrg.com) -- The noise that we produce can be a lot of things. It can be a valid means of communication. It can be an annoyance when you are trying to get to bed at night. It can be a migraine waiting ...

dateMay 10, 2011 in Hi Tech & Innovation weblog
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Traffic noise increases the risk of having a stroke

Exposure to noise from road traffic can increase the risk of stroke, particularly in those aged 65 years and over, according to a study published online today (Wednesday 26 January) in the European Heart Journal.

dateJan 26, 2011 in Health
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Apple wins iPod hearing loss lawsuit

A US appeals court on Wednesday upheld the dismissal of a class action lawsuit filed against Apple Inc. which claimed the iPod was defective and could cause hearing loss.

dateDec 31, 2009 in Business
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