Hearing disabilities is linked to brain, not ears

This research brings together the fields of hearing and speech science, neuroscience and cognitive science, electrical engineering, biology, and systems science.

Oct 19, 2016, 16:23 PM IST

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Jun 11, 2016, 10:20 AM IST

DNA : How noise pollution is affecting our health?

Watch this special segment and get to know about, How loud noises turning people sick?
To know more watch this full video here.

Jun 11, 2016, 10:16 AM IST
Seven miles deep, oceans still a noisy place

Seven miles deep, oceans still a noisy place

The hydrophone also picked up sound from ship propellers.

Mar 06, 2016, 16:18 PM IST

New receiver detects weak signals from noise

 Engineers have developed a receiver that can detect a weak, fast and randomly occurring signal.

Dec 12, 2015, 16:20 PM IST
Noise may shorten sparrow lives: Study

Noise may shorten sparrow lives: Study

The noise of cars honking and zooming through the streets may shorten the lifespan of sparrows growing up near the clamour, scientists said today.

Sep 16, 2015, 22:22 PM IST

Submit action plan on noise pollution in 2 weeks: NGT

The National Green Tribunal Tuesday directed the Delhi government to submit within two weeks an action plan on reduction of noise pollution caused due to heavy traffic near Panchsheel Park area in South Delhi.

Sep 01, 2015, 19:48 PM IST

New sensor can help Siri hear you through a noisy party!

Scientists have developed a new sensor that can help your smartphone hear voice instructions in loud environments.

Aug 14, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

Living near noisy road raises risk of early death, stroke

Living in an area with noisy road traffic may reduce life expectancy as well as increase the risk of strokes, scientists have warned.

Jun 24, 2015, 19:35 PM IST

How brain balances hearing between the ears

Researchers have answered the long-standing question of how the brain balances hearing between the ears. The balance is essential for localising sound, hearing in noisy conditions and for protection from noise damage.

May 13, 2015, 14:17 PM IST

Mouth, tongue exercises can curb your noisy 'snores'

To all the nose noise makers of the night! A new study has found that you can control your snores with help of mouth and tongue exercises.

May 08, 2015, 11:35 AM IST

Hormone can get you good night's sleep amid noise

Using melatonin hormone can provide better quality sleep compared to using an eye mask and earplugs in a noisy and illuminated environment, researchers report.

Mar 19, 2015, 15:08 PM IST

Declare Panchsheel Park as "silence zone": NGT

The National Green Tribunal Wednesday directed authorities in South Delhi's Panchsheel Park to declare it as a "silence zone" and confine the speed of vehicles in the area to 30 km per hour.

Mar 11, 2015, 16:59 PM IST
Air, noise pollution attain dangerous level on Diwali: BSPCB

Air, noise pollution attain dangerous level on Diwali: BSPCB

Air and noise pollution levels touched alarming levels here on Diwali day despite all the advertisements and pleas by government, as well as, civil society organisations requesting people to say no to crackers and fireworks.

Oct 24, 2014, 19:23 PM IST
Govt plans anti-fire cracker campaign for diwali

Govt plans anti-fire cracker campaign for diwali

Ahead of Diwali festival, Delhi government has decided to launch anti-fire crackers campaign, aiming to control air and noise pollution.

Oct 10, 2014, 21:52 PM IST

Cell phones can be charged using sound

Soon you can use traffic noise, music, chants from a football ground and even your own voice to charge your cell phone!

Aug 13, 2014, 17:07 PM IST

Exposure to loud noise can damage hearing

An Indian-origin audiologist in the US has warned about the impending dangers to hearing because of loud noise.

Jun 24, 2013, 15:04 PM IST

Heathrow to crack down on noisy airlines

Heathrow airport has decided to impose fines of up to USD 1500 on airlines found guilty of breaking noise limits.

May 31, 2013, 15:06 PM IST

Plants react to sound, make noises: Oz research

New Australian research has claimed to have discovered that plants appear to react to sounds and may even make clicking
noises to communicate with each other.

Apr 10, 2012, 15:34 PM IST

Now, lightweight curtains that ‘quench’ noise!

In a striking acoustic innovation, Swiss researchers have developed lightweight, translucent curtain materials, which are excellent at absorbing sound.

May 04, 2011, 13:01 PM IST