It’s Not Just Earwax Anymore!

In the past, Hearing International reviewed the racial implications of cerumen as well as how it is removed in various parts of the world. So when the story broke about the use of earwax in personal identification, it was a discussion that we could not resist.   Recently scientists from the Monell Center in Philadelphia, PA (USA)  have used analytical organic chemistry …

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From the Ears of Whales – Part II

Last week we discussed the general topic of Whales and their hearing, but there is another chapter to this story that combines whales, their hearing and Audiology. This week Hearing International looks at the Blue Whale, the largest living animal in the world today.  These mammals weigh up to 190 tons (380,000 pounds) and measure up to 89 feet (27 meters)…

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