Hearing may have evolved over 300 million years ago
Hearing may have evolved over 300 million years ago

A new study has found that the early terrestrial vertebrates were able to hear 300 million years ago, even when there was no tympanic middle ear development.

Judge to consider Adrian Peterson suspension
Judge to consider Adrian Peterson suspension

Adrian Peterson said he thought he received a fair hearing Friday from a US federal judge in Minnesota who agreed to consider a lawsuit challenging his suspension from the NFL.

Music beats beneficial for cochlear implant users

People who use cochlear implants for profound hearing loss do respond to certain aspects of music and this may even help improve their understanding and use of the spoken language, researchers say.

New device lets deaf 'hear' through their tongues

Researchers are developing an electric retainer that could allow the hearing-impaired to 'listen' through their tongues.

IPL spot-fixing case hearing to resume today
IPL spot-fixing case hearing to resume today

Another Monday, another hearing on Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing and betting case. The Supreme Court of India will resume the hearing of Justice Mukul Mudgal committee report today. In its last proceeding, the apex court had come down heavily on the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and its president-in-exile Narayanaswami​ Srinivasan.

How flawed gene can cause deafness

Researchers have found how mutations in a gene called Tmie can cause deafness from birth, suggesting new avenues for therapies aimed at restoring hearing.

New device translates words into vibrations for deaf

 Scientists have created a new wearable device that translates spoken words into vibrations - helping hearing impaired people perceive speech in a completely new way.

Ray Rice appeal hearing wraps up

Former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice faces a nervous wait to learn if his appeal against suspension for domestic violence has been successful after a two-day closed doors hearing wrapped up on Thursday.

Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Court adjourns hearing
Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Court adjourns hearing

The trial for Salman Khan's hearing in the infamous 2002 hit-and-run case has been adjourned by the court till November 24. The actor failed to appear for the trial.

SC supports LG's 'positive' efforts, adjourns hearing till November 11

Taking note of Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung's efforts to break the deadlock, the Supreme Court on Thursday adjourned hearing on government formation in Delhi to November 11.

Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Fresh trial from September 24
Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Fresh trial from September 24

 The trial in Bollywood actor Salman Khan's infamous 2002 hit-and-run case will start again from September 24, 2014. The first hearing was held today, after the missing documents carrying statements by witnesses were found. The documents were produced before sessions judge D W Deshpande during the hearing in Mumbai.

Philippine hearing of Chinese fishermen delayed

A pre-trial hearing for nine Chinese fishermen charged with poaching 555 endangered giant sea turtles at a disputed shoal in the Spratly Islands was postponed again today, Philippine court and diplomatic officials said.

How movement affects hearing

Ever wondered why we stop moving when we carefully want to listen to someone? This, scientists have found, is not just to prevent unwanted sounds generated by our own movements.

India`s tour of England: James Anderson admitted to abusing Ravindra Jadeja during hearing

He may have been let off after an ICC hearing but it has now come to light that England pacer James Anderson did admit to abusing Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja during their altercation during the opening Test in Nottingham.

Luis Suarez could train with Barcelona in two weeks after CAS hearing date is set

Uruguay and Barcelona football star Luis Suarez is hoping to train with his new club in a fortnight`s time after his appeal against his ban for biting Italy`s Giorgio Chiellini will be heard by the court of arbitration for sport (CAS) in Lausanne, Switzerland, on August 8.

Kelsey Grammer testifies at hearing of her sister`s murderer

Actor Kelsey Grammer gave testimony at the parole hearing of Freddie Glenn, a man who kidnapped and killed the actor`s younger sister Karen Elisa Grammer in Colorado Springs.

Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Hearing adjourned till August 21

Bollywood actor Salman Khan might be a bundle of nerves right now as his biggest release `Kick` has hit the theatres today, but what continues to add on to his woes is the 2002 hit-and-run case. According to reports, the hearing in the infamous case has been adjourned till August 21.

Justice Nariman recuses himself from hearing BCCI matter

The Supreme Court Friday did not take up for hearing a letter by the BCCI`s interim president incharge for IPL-7 Sunil Gavaskar as Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman recused himself from hearing the matter.

Decline of hearing ability related to gene: Experts

In a path-breaking research which may have implications for those suffering from a decline of their cognitive and hearing abilities, Indian and American experts have established the role of a specific gene in triggering such conditions.

Tinnitus patients process emotions differently

Patients with persistent ringing in their ears - a condition known as tinnitus - process emotions differently in the brain compared to those with normal hearing, says a study.