Spiral of Sound

Gorgeous photo of a human cochlea, taken by a scientist, Ronald Pouyo, from the University of Liege, Belgium. The picture is called “Spiral of Sound.” Pouyo wrote: “This is a picture of a cochlea I dissected and labelled by immunohistochemistry. After that the cochlea was clarified and the picture was taken with a Light-sheet microscope. … More Spiral of Sound

New Apple watch will warn of dangerous noise levels

Apple’s WWDC press conference was packed with new features for all its numerous operating systems, and the Apple Watch’s watchOS 6 had some of the most interesting—including a new app store, various improvements, additions to its health tracking features, and even some new aesthetic options. One of the Watch’s coolest new features will warn you … More New Apple watch will warn of dangerous noise levels

New smartphone app could diagnose ear infections

An app can diagnose ear infections in children by emitting a soft chirp and listening to the way the sound reflects back. To work, all it requires is a smartphone and a funnel made from folded paper. The app, developed by Justin Chan at the University of Seattle and colleagues, plays a continuous 150-millisecond sound through the paper funnel, … More New smartphone app could diagnose ear infections

Don’t let hearing loss damage your mental health and ruin your relationships

A 2017 research by a team at the University of Nottingham in England found, untreated hearing loss not only has the potential to damage your self-esteem and lead to social isolation, but can also prove emotionally draining and socially isolating for your partner. More than three million Australians have a long-term hearing disorder. Starts at 60 spoke to … More Don’t let hearing loss damage your mental health and ruin your relationships