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Tuning in to a new hearing mechanism

More than 30 million Americans suffer from hearing loss, and about 6 million wear hearing aids. While those devices can boost the intensity of sounds coming into the ear, they are often ineffective in loud environments such ...

Nov 10, 2010
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YouTube extends automatic video captioning

YouTube, in a significant development for millions of deaf Internet users, extended automatic caption capability Thursday to all English-language videos on the video-sharing website.

Mar 04, 2010
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Now hear this: Swim-proof hearing aids to get test

(AP) -- They're not your grandpa's hearing aids. Today's newest models range from the completely invisible - it sits deep in the ear canal for months at a time - to Bluetooth-enabled gadgets that open cell phones and iPods ...

Dec 28, 2009
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Invisibility cloak for hearing aids and implants

Microsystems are at the heart of portable hearing aids and implants. Now researchers are developing a miniature, low-power wireless microsystem to make these medical aids smaller, more comfortable and more ...

Feb 03, 2014
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