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The anatomy of hearing and what happens when you damage it

The anatomy of hearing and what happens when you damage it

By 1 February 2011

Your ears let you hear all that’s around you; whether it’s music, voice, or just the birds tweeting outside your window. So how can you go about protecting them? Is there anything that you should or shouldn't do? We sat down with Paul Checkley, audiological... >>

The noisiest jobs in the world - is one of them yours?

The noisiest jobs in the world - is one of them yours?

By 26 January 2011

Everyone knows that certain occupations require exposure to loud noises but just because you’re not told to wear ear protection where you work, that doesn’t mean you're safe. Damage to your hearing can happen in two main ways. The first is by sudden... >>

Plantronics builds creepy Wall of Ears

Plantronics builds creepy Wall of Ears

By 15 March 2010

Back at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Plantronics revealed a whole pile of headsets of various sorts - Bluetooth, multimedia, voice. But to make all that stuff, the company has to have a good idea of the human ear, and how it changes between different... >>