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Researchers Believed to Have Identified Mysterious Sound Recorded Near Mariana Trench

CORVALLIS, OREGON — Researchers from Oregon State University (OSU) believe they have identified an unknown sound emanating from deep in the ocean near the Mariana Trench, the deepest known part of the world’s oceans. The previously unidentified sound, which has been dubbed the “Western Pacific Biotwang” by scientists at OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center, typically…

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Study: Formula 1 fans get a huge overdose of noise unless they wear ear protection

SAN FRANCISCO—Formula 1 Grand Prix racing has got a whole lot safer over the past 25 years or so—at least for the drivers. But that’s not the case for the spectators at these noisy events. Unless race-goers wear proper hearing protection, the odds are that their hair cells are dropping like flies with deadly effects…

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