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October Is National Protect Your Hearing Month: Safeguard Your Hearing

During this year’s National Protect Your Hearing Monthobserved each Octoberlearn how to protect yourself and your loved ones from noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), and help Noisy Planet spread the word to others.

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High-Tech Images Help Scientists "See" Hearing Process

To better understand how we hear, scientists used X-ray crystallography and supercomputers to study tiny structures in our ears.

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Travel Through the Ear in Journey of Sound to the Brain

Travel through the human ear in this short, animated video. Learn how sound waves are changed to electrical signals that our brains interpret and understand.

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3D-Printed Microneedles Study Demonstrates Improved Medication Access to Inner Ear in Animal Model

The anatomy of the human ear makes it difficult to deliver medications to treat inner-ear conditions. Could 3D-printed microneedles help? Read More

New Way to Grow Hair Cells in the Lab Might Lead to Hearing Loss Treatment

People who have lost their hearing may one day be able to get it back, thanks to recent research that uses a new lab recipe to grow inner ear cells.

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Breaking Biofilms to Wage War Against Ear Infections

A researcher is using an animal model to discover how a common bacterium causes ear infections that come back again and again.

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