Imagine having a tiny radio tower in your head that could pick up audio frequencies that no human ever could.  That's some of the technology surrounding the bionic ear. According to   Medical News Today, researchers and scientists are working on bridging biology and technology for the development of "smart prosthesis".

The researchers at Princeton University are aiming to grow the biology and technology together, developing organs that can do more than just replicate the human ability. This is called cybernetics and is becoming an increasingly popular field in science.

This type of advancement in science could mean a lot for people with hearing loss. For more information and to read the full article, click here. And if you do currently suffer from hearing loss, or have a relative who you may think needs a screening, check out our Local Experts in Audiology, Beltone, NE, here.