Researchers at the University of New South Wales report they have used a cochlear implant to regrow auditory nerves and restore hearing quality in adult guinea pigs.
The ear's cochlea houses a natural battery containing ions that create a tiny electrical voltage. Researchers are developing chips with such low-power demand that this voltage just might be enough to power them.
Electrical engineers unveil a prototype the size of a pencil eraser that would reside in the middle ear instead of worn externally behind the ear.
Google's upcoming Internet glasses will use vibrations to send sound, instead of traditional speakers, according to a filing with the FCC.
Scientists have created a 3D-printed cartilage ear with an antenna that extends hearing far beyond the normal human range.
Google says Glass will have a a 5-megapixel camera capable of 720p video, 16GB of storage, and will vibrate the bones in your head.
Ever wished you could watch a surgical procedure unfold? Seattle's Swedish Medical Center is getting set to share a play-by-play of a cochlear implant operation.