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cochlea

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MIT figures out how to power tiny devices with... the ear

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.

By Nov. 7, 2012

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Tiny mic could improve cochlear implants

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.

By Apr. 30, 2012

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Google Glass to use bone conduction to transmit sound

Google's upcoming Internet glasses will use vibrations to send sound, instead of traditional speakers, according to a filing with the FCC.

By Feb. 3, 2013

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Printable bionic ear sends hearing to the dogs

Scientists have created a 3D-printed cartilage ear with an antenna that extends hearing far beyond the normal human range.

By May. 2, 2013

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Google Glass tech specs', er, tech specs revealed

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.

By Apr. 16, 2013

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Hashtag 'scalpel': Hospital to live-tweet ear surgery

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.

By Oct. 1, 2012