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DID YOU KNOW | No.71

DID YOU KNOW | No.71: In aeronautics and shipping, port is left, indicated by the colour red. In Audiology, red indicated the right-hand side, where left is indicated in blue. In aeronautics and shipping, Starboard is right-hand side, indicated by the colour green.

DID YOU KNOW | No.133

DID YOU KNOW | No.133: The sensory neurons responsible for hearing are called hair cells. They are found inside your cochlea in the inner ear. If enough of these cells are damaged or destroyed by the aging process, excessive noise exposure, ototoxic substances, or lack of adequate blood supply, the result is hearing loss. Unfortunately, most hearing loss is irreversible because those hair cells do not grow back.