Loading...

The Scientist

» hearing

Most Recent

image: Image of the Day: Bat Attack!

Image of the Day: Bat Attack!

By The Scientist Staff | March 15, 2018

Barbastelle bats trick moths with muffled echolocation calls.

0 Comments

image: CRISPR Helps Mice Hear

CRISPR Helps Mice Hear

By Abby Olena | December 20, 2017

Researchers reduce the severity of hereditary deafness in mice with the delivery of CRISPR-Cas9 protein-RNA complexes that inactivate a mutant gene in their inner ears. 

0 Comments

image: Introducing Batman

Introducing Batman

By The Scientist Staff | October 1, 2017

Daniel Kish, who is blind, uses vocal clicks to navigate the world by echolocation.

0 Comments

image: Teaching Humans to Echolocate

Teaching Humans to Echolocate

By Diana Kwon | October 1, 2017

By investigating the science behind “seeing” with sound, researchers hope to help blind individuals independently navigate the world.

0 Comments

image: Image of the Day: Ears-in-a-Dish

Image of the Day: Ears-in-a-Dish

By The Scientist Staff | May 2, 2017

Using three-dimensional culture, which allows cells to grow in a ball-shape aggregate, scientists created inner ear organoids containing sensory neurons and hair cells.

0 Comments

Music sounds very different to cochlear implant users. Researchers are trying to improve the experience.

0 Comments

image: Katie Kindt's Quest to Understand Hair Cells

Katie Kindt's Quest to Understand Hair Cells

By Karen Zusi | September 1, 2016

Acting Chief, Section on Sensory Cell Development and Function, National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. Age: 38

0 Comments

image: Brain Listens During Sleep

Brain Listens During Sleep

By Tanya Lewis | June 15, 2016

People continue to hear and process words during light non-REM sleep, a study shows.

2 Comments

image: What’s in a Voice?

What’s in a Voice?

By Kerry Grens | May 1, 2016

More than you think (or could make use of)

1 Comment

image: Year in Review: Hot Topics

Year in Review: Hot Topics

By Jef Akst | December 21, 2015

In 2015, The Scientist dove deep into the latest research on aging, HIV, hearing, and obesity.

0 Comments

Popular Now

  1. Estonia Offers Free Genetic Testing to Residents
  2. Human Brain Organoids Thrive in Mouse Brains
  3. RNA Injection Restores Hearing in Guinea Pigs
  4. Jim Bridenstine Confirmed to Lead NASA