lasers http://nhpr.org en Word of Mouth 05.12.2012 http://nhpr.org/post/word-mouth-05122012 <p>The upside of middle age. Prepper love. The history of the ball. The psyches of superheroes. Why scientists love zombies. And the ghost-town that is Pyongyang.</p> Sat, 12 May 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Virginia Prescott 4644 at http://nhpr.org Word of Mouth 05.12.2012 Laser-Based Hearing? http://nhpr.org/post/laser-based-hearing <p>Fascinating article from Popular Science today on <a href="http://www.popsci.com/technology/article/2012-04/how-it-works-artificial-hearing-device-made-lasers" target="_blank">an effort to use lasers to build a hearing system more accurate and expansive than the cochlear implant</a>. The infrared lasers would more accurately stimulate the nerves in the ear, meaning a fuller, clearer perception of sound.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 11 Apr 2012 17:14:36 +0000 Brady Carlson 3066 at http://nhpr.org Laser-Based Hearing?