From bird songs to wind patterns, sound is a key but often underappreciated element of natural places. Learning how to listen to nature can alert us to changes in the environment before we see them.
People who depend on auditory implants to hear struggle to understand speech in noisy places. A new device could change that.
Blind people don't have superhuman ears but their brains can rewire themselves to give them an edge over those who can see.
Where you come down on the latest internet hullabaloo depends on how your brain fills in gaps in the sounds you hear.
The aliens of A Quiet Place track their prey by hearing something outside the norm.
A new study finds it's possible to train the brain to better distinguish between speech and background noise.
A meteorologist and a music technologist team up to turn the data from tropical storms into musical graphs.
In most developing countries hearing services are not available at primary healthcare clinics and those who need it the most are not screened for hearing loss.
Should children with reading difficulties get their hearing checked?
New research shows that noise pollution in US cities is concentrated in poor and minority communities. Beyond regulating airplane noise, the US has done relatively little to curb noise pollution.
Noise is common, but we don't fully know what that means for our hearing. A recent study suggests how overstimulation of the auditory nerve may be too much for it to handle.
A noisy environment can be hell for a person with autism. On the plus side, they are more likely to have perfect pitch than a non-autistic person.
How to find a treatment for a phantom sound.
Deafness is a huge burden for economies and individuals. This is particularly true in developing countries. Solutions need to take into account not just costs, but the rights of individuals too.
Nearly all Indigenous Australian children have some form of otitis media, a middle ear infection that often leads to hearing loss.
Can wearing earplugs often cause tinnitus, or infection, or headaches? Let's look at the facts.
Studying the way insects hear and make their own sounds is inspiring new hearing technology.
The term APD describes several disorders that result in a breakdown in the listening process. It is most common in primary school, affecting more than 5% of children.
Think it's stressful visiting a police station? Try doing it when you can't hear.
Audiology services are government registered for many – such as for children up to the age of 26 and veterans. But many fall through the cracks and rely on the self-regulation of the industry.