Ormia ochracea's sense of directional hearing is second to none in the animal kingdom. A biologist's study of this fly may lead researchers to develop better hearing aids, they say.
Practically all hearing-impaired people remove their hearing aids at night, according to the Ministry of Social Development and Human Society in Thailand. But 70 percent of common household dangers also occur at night. So what happens when you can't hear a siren or an alarm? The Thai Health Promotion Foundation partnered with the Deaf Association...
A senior Education Department official in charge of managing federal student aid has resigned ahead of a House hearing. James Runcie submitted his resignation late Tuesday. No reason was given. … Click to Continue »
Maine U.S. Sen. Susan Collins is among a group of senators that is trying to make some types of hearing aids more easily accessible and more affordable. Collins, a Republican, … Click to Continue »
Associated Press reports, “The fallout from the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal continued to unfold in a federal courtroom Wednesday, weeks after two former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced.” The report...Show More Summary
On March 20, Senators Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, a Democrat, and Charles Grassley of Iowa, a Republican, introduced in the United States Senate a piece of legislation entitled the Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017. The...Show More Summary
You’re a tiny parasitic fly, minding your business stuck with wax to a tether, standing on a spherical treadmill. Why? You don’t quite remember, but it’s fine. This is what you do now. Read more...
(University of Toronto) U of T Scarborough biologists study fly to develop better hearing aids.
Last week President Donald Trump gave a disastrous interview to The Economist. Flanked by his aids, the president rambled, was uninformed, confused, and dishonest — and he was never corrected by those supposed to bring balance to a man...Show More Summary
The highly anticipated hearing — it is Yates's first appearance on Capitol Hill since her firing in January — is expected to fill in key details in the chain of events that led to the ouster of Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's...Show More Summary
David Stockman says that’s not always true. And investors who don’t hear the bell right now need a hearing aid. Read on. The post Wall Street’s Earnings Hopium was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
When it comes to Egypt, we want a strong, stable government and we want to maintain pressure to improve its human rights situation, which is abysmal. Indeed, as witnesses explained this week in a hearing before the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs, the latter is essential to ensure that Egypt […]
Many seniors cannot partake in the simple luxury of sound. Even with advances in hearing aids over the years, many users have given them up due to minimal benefits of the technology. This is a consequence that Dr. Dennis Colucci, a specialist in audiology, said he sees with his patients much too often – along […]
Labour has promised a pay rise to NHS workers and to bring back bursaries. We want to hear from readers about training with and without financial aid “Overworked” NHS staff will get a pay rise if Labour wins the general election. The...Show More Summary
TOP STORIES (And want to get The Morning Email each weekday? Sign up here.) THIS IS THE NEXT SPECIAL ELECTION YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT The DCCC just made Montana the next battleground. [HuffPost] AMERICAN AID WORKER FREED AFTER BEING HELD IN EGYPT FOR 3 YEARS Thanks to an intervention from President Donald Trump. Show More Summary
Alan Greenspan has weighed in on Donald Trump's "strong dollar" comments. CNBC's Sara Eisen asked the former Federal Reserve Chairman in an interview what he thought when he heard the US President warn that the dollar is too strong and...Show More Summary
SUPREME COURT // NBC’s Supreme Court analyst says that “a clear majority” of the U.S. Supreme Court seemed inclined to rule in favor of a Missouri Lutheran church in a legal battle over whether state aid to renovate playgrounds should exclude ones owned by a religious school. http://cvote.it/2oRly41 SUPREME COURT // During oral arguments in the religious liberty case, [...]
Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley plans to resign over allegations he hid an affair with a former top staffer, according to a person who spoke with the governor. An impeachment hearing was scheduled to open Monday in the House Judiciary Committee to determine whether to recommend Bentley’s impeachment....
Gov. Robert Bentley (R) stepped down after being charged with two campaign and ethics violations on the same day that state lawmakers opened impeachment hearings against him. Bentley has fought for more than a year against allegations that he used public resources to carry out and conceal an affair with his former top aide. According […]