Health

From health to sports—ears can say a lot about you

An ear is like an iceberg—much of it is out of sight. The only visible part is the auricle—the seashell shaped structure made of bendy cartilage, covered in skin. Its main role is to act as a trumpet, filtering and funneling ...

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Inner ear

The inner ear is the bony labyrinth, a system of passages comprising two main functional parts:

Inner ears are found in all vertebrates, with substantial variations in the form and function of their sensory organs. Each animal has two inner ears, one on each side of its head.

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