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When The Brain, Not The Ears, Goes Hard Of Hearing

Problems with the brain not just the ears cause a great deal of the age-related hearing loss in older people. Researchers... Read More

What Did Dinosaurs Hear?

What did dinosaurs hear? Probably a lot of low frequency sounds, like the heavy footsteps of another dinosaur, if University... Read More


Hear to perceive sounds; denoting the function of the ear. Origin: A.S.... Read More

Yale Researchers Find Environmental Toxins Disruptive to Hearing in Mammals

New Haven, Conn. — Yale School of Medicine researchers have new data showing chloride ions are critical to hearing in... Read More

Hearing emotion from the left

We are more likely to remember emotional words if we hear them with our left ear than our right ear. This is the finding... Read More

Nicotine exposure during development leads to hearing problems

Scientists know that children of women who smoke during pregnancy can develop hearing-related cognitive deficits. For the... Read More

Parkes finds unexpected ‘heartbeats’ in star

Astronomers using CSIRO's Parkes telescope in eastern Australia have detected radio “heartbeats” from a star that was... Read More

To Elude Bats, A Moth Keeps Its Hearing In Tune

Current understanding of the co-evolution of bats and moths has been thrown into question following new research reported... Read More

Fetus Heart Races When Mom Reads Poetry; New Findings Reveal Fetuses Recognize Mother’s Voice In-utero

Kingston, Ont. -- New research findings on the ability of a fetus to recognize its mother's voice and even distinguish it... Read More


Plant Definition (botany) Any of the eukaryotic organisms of the biological kingdom Plantae, characterized by being... Read More

Initiating An Affair: Human Geography And Behavior Analysis

William Norton Abstract Geographers study physical environments, human behavior that changes physical environments, and... Read More

Market Your Assets

In our business as career consultants, it is not at all uncommon to hear a person confess that they really dislike their... Read More

You Can Heal Your Life by L. Hay

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UCSF Begins Clinical Trials For New Bionic Ear For Profoundly Deaf Adults

UCSF researchers in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgerywill begin clinical trials this month of the... Read More

Practice Builds Brain Connections For Babies Learning Language, How To Speak

 Experience, as the old saying goes, is the best teacher. And experience seems to play an important early role in how... Read More


woo 1. To solicit in love; to court. Each, like the Grecian artist, wooes The image he himself has wrought. (prior) 2. To... Read More


Fall 1. To descend, either suddenly or gradually; particularly, to descend by the force of gravity; to drop; to sink; as,... Read More


perceive 1. To obtain knowledge of through the senses; to receive impressions from by means of the bodily organs; to take... Read More


tread 1. To set the foot; to step. Where'er you tread, the blushing flowers shall rise. (pope) Fools rush in where angels... Read More


preacher 1. One who preaches; one who discourses publicly on religious subjects. How shall they hear without a preacher?... Read More


Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, PhD Evolution Definition Evolution (evo‧lu‧tion, ˈɛvəluːʃ(ə)n) is... Read More


Accent 1. A superior force of voice or of articulative effort upon some particular syllable of a word or a phrase,... Read More


pipe 1. A wind instrument of music, consisting of a tube or tubes of straw, reed, wood, or metal; any tube which produces... Read More


storm 1. A violent disturbance of the atmosphere, attended by wind, rain, snow, hail, or thunder and lightning; hence,... Read More


participle 1. A part of speech partaking of the nature both verb and adjective; a form of a verb, or verbal adjective,... Read More


stanch 1. Strong and tight; sound; firm; as, a stanch ship. One of the closets is parqueted with plain deal, set in diamond,... Read More


profess 1. To make open declaration of, as of one's knowledge, belief, action, etc.; to avow or acknowledge; to confess... Read More


Incline 1. To deviate from a line, direction, or course, toward an object; to lean; to tend; as, converging lines incline... Read More


profess 1. To make open declaration of, as of one's knowledge, belief, action, etc.; to avow or acknowledge; to confess... Read More

Bekesy audiometer

Bekesy audiometer An automatic audiometer in which the tone sweeps the audiometric scale while the patient controls... Read More


Glory 1. Praise, honor, admiration, or distinction, accorded by common consent to a person or thing; high reputation;... Read More


Dove 1. (Science: zoology) a pigeon of the genus Columba and various related genera. The species are numerous. The domestic... Read More


Audit An examination or review that establishes the extent to which a condition, process, or performance conforms to... Read More


Incline 1. To deviate from a line, direction, or course, toward an object; to lean; to tend; as, converging lines incline... Read More


Heathen Origin: oe. Hethen, as. Hen, prop. An adj. Fr. H heath, and orig, therefore, one who lives in the country or on the... Read More

New Zealand’s Unique Fauna

By: Maria Victoria Gonzaga In the previous lesson, we learned about the high biodiversity of New Zealand and how... Read More

Hallucination – Are we the only ones “seeing” things or animals hallucinate, too?

Hallucination is defined as perceiving something that seems real but in fact, it is not. Some references take it as a... Read More

Mitochondrial DNA – hallmark of psychological stress

We often hear that stress can be unsettling as it could make us ill when it becomes chronic and overwhelming. However, is... Read More

Where is spring and the pollen allergy season?

We hear it all the time. When will winter be over? Well not only are people saying it but so are the trees. This winter... Read More


Definition noun, plural: tuatara or tuataras A nocturnal lizard-like reptile of the genus Sphenodon that is native to New... Read More