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April 28, 2016

 

ear infection

A Pain in the Ear

Kids are more susceptible to earaches because their middle ear—not fully developed—are more likely to clog up with fluid.

May 9, 2014

 

Keeping your ears healthy is just one more reason to start eating right and exercising more.

Obesity Linked To Hearing Loss

According to new research, even your sense of hearing may be threatened by being overweight.

August 13, 2013

 

Can you easily detect where sound is coming from?

Changing The Shape Of Your Pinnas

Researchers have theorized that the brain has to learn the shape of its own ears in order to hear correctly.

July 16, 2012

 

Uh oh! This helicopter pilot might be confused.

How Does Your Body Know Which Way Is Up?

Your body uses three senses to keep you balanced--to tell you what's up and down.

January 3, 2012

 

While over-the-ear headphones like these are safer than earbuds, you still should take care not too listen too loud or too long. http://www.flickr.com/photos/aswhelan/534959380/

Your Sense Of Hearing Could Use A Vacation Too

Do your ears a favor in 2012 and resolve to turn down the volume.

September 20, 2011

 

Finding Balance In The Inner Ear

How tiny stones inside our heads tell us which way is up...

June 3, 2011

 

Should I Have My Tonsils Removed?

Say, "Ahh!" Why do we have tonsils and why are they sometimes taken out?

June 17, 2008

 

Amazing Little Ears

Humans detect the direction a sound comes from by comparing the difference in time of arrival, or loudness of the sound, so why is there a difference?

April 8, 2008

 

Big Ears

Some doctors thought it might be interesting to find out if older people's ears are actually bigger, or if it's just an illusion.

December 12, 2007

 

How To Get Your Sea Legs

After being on a boat, when you lie down to sleep that night the bed seems to be rocking, up and down, just like the boat. Learn more on this Moment of Science.

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