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Zebra Finches ‘Amazing’ at Unmasking The Bird Behind The Song

Like humans who can instantly tell which friend or relative is calling by the timbre of the person’s voice, zebra finches have a near-human capacity for language mapping. Moreover, they can remember each other’s unique vocalizations for months and perhaps longer, the findings suggest.

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Nuheara IQbuds2 Max Selected for ‘TIME’s 2020 Best Inventions’

According to Nuheara, what makes IQbuds² MAX unique is the EarID clinically certified personalization system embedded in the IQbuds App. EarID helps allow consumers “to self-assess, self-fit, and auto calibrate their IQbuds² MAX to their own personal hearing profile using National Acoustic Labs NAL-NL2 hearing aid prescription algorithms.”

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Study Shows Hair Cell Regrowth with New Drug

A new approach, published in “Cell Reports,” to regenerate inner ear sensory hair cells is said to lay the groundwork for treating chronic noise-induced hearing loss by the company, Frequency Therapeutics, and its co-founders who are drawing on research from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), Harvard Medical School, Mass Eye and Ear Infirmary, and MIT. The program is expected to progress to into human clinical trials within the next 18 months.

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Stand Out With Tinnitus Care and Multiple Financing Options

Spreading the word about tinnitus care throughout the community can help hearing care professionals stand out from the crowd while developing a busy niche. This article looks using tinnitus remediation and financing options to help build your practice.

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3M Mass Tort Now Includes Over 200,000 People, ‘Star-Tribune’ Reports

“The Minneapolis Star-Tribune” reports that over 200,000 people have joined a mass tort against 3M, alleging that Aearo’s Combat Arms earplugs “were knowingly defective, imperceptibly loosening and leaking in noise.” The Combat earplugs were acquired by 3M as part of its $1.2 billion purchase of Aearo Technologies in 2008.