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Researchers show how our sense of smell evolved, including in cave men

A group of scientists led by Dr Kara Hoover of the University of Alaska Fairbanks and including Professor Matthew Cobb of The ...

Loyola pediatric otolaryngologist gives tips for protecting kids’ ears

MAYWOOD, IL – They’ve packed the sunscreen and bug spray to protect their little ones while enjoying a Fourth of July celebration, ...

Miniature pump regulates internal ocular pressure

Elevated or diminished eye pressure impairs our ability to see, and in the worst cases, can even lead to blindness. Until now, there has been no effective long-term treatment. In response, Fraunhofer researchers are developing an implantable microfluid system that can efficiently and durably stabilize intraocular pressure. ... Full story

Families’ communication choices for children with hearing loss

Parents of young children who experience hearing loss are influenced by a number of external factors when deciding whether their child will use speech or sign language, or be multilingual, research from Charles Sturt University (CSU) has shown. ... Full story

Urgent action needed to tackle ear disease in Indigenous children

The recipient of an inaugural award to recognise his outstanding contribution to closing the Indigenous health gap is urging the Federal Government to recognise hearing loss in Indigenous children as a serious problem that needs immediate action. ... Full story

Nearly 1 in 7 Hispanic/Latino adults has some hearing loss

NIH-funded research points to factors related to environment, cultural subgroup, and certain medical conditionse ... Full story

How well can you remember a nose? The problem with identikits

A study has found that we recall faces better when we think of them in their entirety, rather than feature by feature. This could have significance in the world of crime-solving, where 'featural' identikits are still used. ... Full story

When it comes to hearing, diet may trump noise exposure

Although the old wives’ tale about carrots being good for your eyesight has been debunked, University of Florida researchers have found a link between healthy eating and another of your five senses: hearing. ... Full story

Research aims to improve access to music for people using hearing aids

Beethoven composed some of his most famous works after he became profoundly deaf. ... Full story

Look mom, no eardrums!

Studying evolution beyond the fossil record ... Full story

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