Private Shamika Burrage lost an ear completely in a car accident, but surgeons successfully gave her a new one that's grown on her own forearm. The revolutionary surgery was the first of its kind in the army.
The technique can be useful in the field of regenerative medicine, particularly as a method for repairing human tissue.
Ears have its own continual self-cleaning process and excessive cleaning of the ears could lead to more damage and more serious consequences, including permanent hear loss.
A new research says that bats also waggle their heads back and forth to listen for coming insects. The study claimed that by waggling their heads, bats can locate their prey, especially if the movements of their prey are becoming irregular.
A new study suggests that that people exposed to loud noises in their work and home are more likely to experience a ringing sensation in their ear or a condition known as tinnitus.
Hominin fossils examined from South Africa suggest early humans and chimpanzees had similar hearing patterns, with some slight differences in the direction of humans. This is a preferable auditory system for people living in the savanna and communicating within a short range.