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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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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?

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Protect Your Hearing at the Game

Football games are a part of America culture—but stadiums are very noisy—with sounds as loud as jet engine taking off. Protect your family’s hearing with ear protection.

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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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NIH Scientists Uncover Clues About How Common Cancer Drug Causes Hearing Loss

Scientists have found new clues to explain how a common chemotherapy drug, cisplatin, causes permanent hearing loss in many adults and children.

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Cicadas Can Make as Much Noise as a Motorcycle

Learn about cicadas—the insect that only comes out every 13-17 years and the high-pitch buzz male cicadas use to attract their mates. The buzzing can reach up to 90 decibels.

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