The coquí frog,
Eleutherodactylus coqui, is loud enough to wake people at night.
From insects to birds to bats to frogs, these little loudmouths have found ingenious ways to deliver their messages at high volume.
When fish like this netted cod are exposed to mercury, it accumulates in certain organs, including the lenses of their eyes.
A new study shows that a time stamp can be put on mercury that accumulates in fish eyes, offering a window into their lifetime exposure.
Both children and adults are susceptible to the ear infection known as “swimmer’s ear.”
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Perhaps surprisingly, it’s possible to get swimmer’s ear without a dip in the pool, lake or ocean. Two doctors explain what this painful infection is and how to get rid of it.
Whenever we eat, speak or yawn, the movement of our jaw deforms the ear canal. These deformations could be converted into electrical energy used to power in-ear technology.
We have underestimated the energy potential of our ears: deformations in the ear canal could be used to power in-ear technologies.
Step away from the cotton swabs!
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That brownish/yellowish gunk that comes out on your finger if you scratch deep inside your ear? It actually serves an important purpose in your body.
Blame your ears, your eyes and your brain. But mainly your ears!
The skull of a reedbuck about to be X-rayed at Donald Gordon Hospital in Johannesburg.
The assumption that the lateral semicircular canal of the inner ear can be used to reconstruct head posture in extinct species has long remained unchallenged.
Learning how to say ‘more.’
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Teaching deaf babies sign language improves the success of cochlear implants – and also safeguards their long-term physical and mental health.