Monthly Archives: June 2014

04 Jun

Nanopores Control the Inner Ear’s Ability to Select Sounds

Inner-ear membrane uses tiny pores to mechanically separate sounds, researchers find. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Even in a crowded room full of background noise, the human ear is remarkably adept at tuning in to a single voice — a feat that has proved remarkably difficult for computers to match. A new analysis of the underlying mechanisms,

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04 Jun

New Meniere’s disease study sheds light on this rare condition

In the most comprehensive Meniere’s Disease study to date, researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School in England have been able to suggest what goes wrong in the body when people develop the disease, and provide an insight into factors that lead to its development. Meniere’s disease is a disorder of the inner ear

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