Silky Smooth Microphones

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New Study Into Spider Silk Microphones Silk Study Researchers at Binghamton University have conducted a study which uncovered what they believe to be another glimmer of hope for hearing impaired people; spider silk microphones. According to the study, fine fibres, like the ones found in spider silk, can improve the quality of hearing aid microphones…. Read more »

DJ Warns of Troublesome Tinnitus

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Troublesome Tinnitus An Aspiring DJ’s Story A 39-year-old man, Richard Gillis, from Mosel, Birmingham has recently spoken out about his troublesome tinnitus. Mr. Gillis spends his day working as an IT consultant but, in 2016 Mr. Gillis took up DJ-ing as a part-time hobby. The aspiring DJ is now trying to raise awareness of tinnitus… Read more »

Emergency Wake Up!

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For a lot of people, hearing aids are an essential part of staying aware in their surroundings, and without them; they can be quite vulnerable. Hearing aids are designed for daytime use only, and should be removed at night before getting into bed. But, what happens if a fire starts in a house or somebody… Read more »

Hearing Dogs

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Everybody’s heard about guide dogs for the blind, but have you heard of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People? Life for deaf people can often be very difficult. Not hearing the alarm clock or doorbell, as well as text messages and fire alarms can leave deaf people feeling very isolated, not to mention the safety risks of… Read more »

Cochlea Stem Cell Research!

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Audiology in the News Scientists in Tokyo, Japan believe they have taken a step towards curing congenital hearing loss. They have found a way of growing human cochlear cells, which can be used to replace faulty ones in people who were born deaf, due to genetic error. They are now looking at ways to safely… Read more »

New Innovation Helps Our Soldiers Maintain Accurate Hearing

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Experts are hoping this new technology will not only help prevent hearing damage to soldiers but also enhance their hearing and combat ability. Swedish-based tech developer, Invisio, has developed a high-tech, military headset. The headset is designed to be worn under a helmet and augments a soldier’s hearing to enable better hearing, whilst defending the ears… Read more »