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October 5, 2007

 

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What’s In Your Ears? Different Varieties Of Earwax

Did you know that earwax actually comes in different varieties? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

August 2, 2007

 

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Your Ear’s Internal Amplifier

You probably imagine that your ears are rather passive, but they can play a surprisingly active role too. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

July 14, 2005

 

Otoacoustic Emissions

Have you heard the term otoacoustic emissions? They are the noises that your ears generate and emit. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

June 9, 2005

 

Purring

Scratch a friendly cat behind the ears and she’s likely to reward you with a deep purring. Have you ever wondered exactly how a cat makes this noise, and why a cat would want to do so in the first place? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

February 24, 2005

 

Right Ear, Left Ear

Did you know your right and left ears process sound differently? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

January 20, 2005

 

You’ve Got a Lot of Space between Your Ears

You may not realize it, but you're full of emptiness. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 30, 2004

 

Infrasound: Sounds You Can’t Hear

There's a whole world of sound, called infrasound, that your ears can't pick up. Learn more, on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

A Deafened Heart

Recent studies show that exposure to loud noises hurts more than your ears--it can even hurt your heart. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

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Dirty Hands

Does regularly washing your hands get rid of germs?

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