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New developments in hearing aid design

Almost 15 percent of American adults (37.5 million) that are age 18 and over report some trouble hearing. This makes hearing loss one of the most prevalent conditions that cause disability in the United States. Hearing loss can be genetic, or it can be caused by disease, trauma, medication, or more »

Is soursop is a cancer fighter?

Soursop may be the most famous natural cancer-fighting fruit you have never come across. That is unless you have ties to the Caribbean or South America. Also known as guanabana and graviola, the spiny green fruit is well known in the Caribbean islands (especially Jamaicans, who refer to it by its Spanish name guanabana) more »

Cotton Candy Machine Inspires Machine to Create Artificial Organs

A common machine is behind a new process that could potentially lead to the creation of replacement artificial livers, kidneys and other essential human organs. You’ve seen it before at fairs, festivals and even birthday parties: It’s the cotton candy machine. When scientist Leon Bellan, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Vanderbilt University, got more »