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What’s an Acoustic Biologist?
Acoustic biologists—scientists who study sounds made by living creatures—have figured out that language is one of the many tools that elephants use to build their social lives.Read More
Humans Can Hear Much Higher Pitched Sounds Underwater
Did you know that we hear much higher pitched sounds underwater? This is because sound bypasses the eardrum when underwater—through a process called bone conduction.Read More
Designs Found In Nature Can Inspire New Products and Solutions
Scientists are using biomimicry—the science of using designs found in nature to inspire new products—to reduce the sounds from Japan’s trains by studying the kingfisher bird.Read More
It’s Not Always Quiet on the Farm
While farms may look peaceful and quiet, they can actually be quite noisy. Protect your hearing from farm machinery and livestock noise.Read More
Students Ask “How Loud Is Too Loud?” in the Cafeteria
Noisy Planet school presentation leads students to measure the decibel levels in their school cafeteria and share the results at the school’s science fair.Read More
4-Hers Take Noisy Planet to Their Communities
At a national 4-H summit, Noisy Planet hosted workshops to help participants raise awareness about noise-induced hearing loss in their communities.Read More