Age-related hearing loss affects more than 200 million adults worldwide, many of whom can't afford hearing aids. New technology aims to fix that.
Sept. 29, 2020 • ~9 min
Our ability to focus on one voice in a noisy room is an example of auditory attention. New research finds commonalities in birds.
Sept. 16, 2020 • ~6 min
Today's robots primarily get by with vision and touch. Giving them another sense, hearing, improves robot perception, researchers find.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~5 min
Using opioids can cause tinnitus, partial or total loss of hearing acuity, and even permanent deafness, a new study shows.
Aug. 18, 2020 • ~3 min
Wei Hsi “Ariel” Yeh dedicated her research in chemistry to solving some of the vast genetic mysteries behind hearing loss.
June 5, 2020 • ~6 min
Audiologists recommend enhanced communication strategies in the time of coronavirus to help the nearly 60 million Americans living with hearing loss in one or both ears.
April 30, 2020 • ~7 min
Here are five tips for the hearing impaired.
April 30, 2020 • ~5 min
Using a hearing aid could help people ward off cognitive decline or even help them improve their thinking, researchers find.
Feb. 27, 2020 • ~6 min
Harvard researchers have found two biomarkers that may help explain why a person with normal hearing struggles to follow conversations in noisy environments.
Jan. 31, 2020 • ~5 min
Research with barn owls sparked the idea for a new type of hearing test: one that focuses on eye dilation.
Jan. 9, 2020 • ~4 min