Fascinating and Inspiring
Hear the World Song
The Hear the World Foundation is a Sonova Group initiative to raise awareness of hearing loss and sees its social responsibility as the provision of support to needy people with hearing loss and its involvement in prevention of hearing loss and provision of information.
A research engineer Martin Kirchberger wrote a song especially for the foundation that was recently produced with the help of Swiss musician Roman Camenzind. Its a winner!
About sound and listening
Julian Treasure shares interesting facts about sound and highlights ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening -- to other people and the world around you. Well worth listening to.
Evelyn Glennie is a gifted virtuoso percussionist. She is the first person in musical history to successfully create and sustain a full-time career as a solo percussionist. She also happens to be profoundly deaf.
Stem Cells and Hearing Loss
New research of Stem Cells holds great potential for future therapeutic application that may someday reverse deafness in humans.
Growing an Ear
Researchers from Boston has recently engineered an artificial ear from animal structural tissue and cells and hope it may one day helps people with missing or deformed ears.