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Harmony Bionic Ear System

Boston Scientific's bionic ear gets FDA approval today, perfectly timed to save the hearing of Metallica fans rounding 40+. The piece delivers 120 spectral bands, which is 5-10 times more than the competition. Hmm...120 bands? I bet that makes the world sound as if it were in MIDI. The internal sound processor hooks…

Solar Hearing Aid

Here's a heartwarming story for you this morning. Seems a Botswanan company called Godisa Technologies has found a way to make a low-cost hearing aid for the developing world called the SolarAid—using a solar charger. Strangely enough, Godisa is Africa's only hearing aid manufacturer, and the SolarAid uses what the…