“Mozart Ear”: Does it Explain the Great Composer’s Untimely Death?

  It is well known that Mozart had an ear for music.  What is not so well known is that he also had a condition of the pinna that has, over the centuries, become known by the eponym “Mozart Ear”. According to Yamashita et al. (2011), Mozart Ear is an auricular deformity characterized by a…

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The Marriage of Bluetooth Hearing to Smart Phones

 We have all heard the term “smartphone,” and by now most of us are using one. How is a smartphone different from a cell phone, and what makes it so smart?  Generally, a smartphone is a device that lets you make telephone calls, but also adds in features that, in the past, you would have found only on…

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