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Nanopores underlie our ability to tune in to a single voice: Inner-ear membrane uses tiny pores to mechanically separate sounds

Even in a crowded room full of background noise, the human ear is remarkably adept at tuning in to a single voice -- a feat that has proved remarkably difficult for computers to match. A new analysis of the underlying mechanisms has provided insights that could ultimately lead to better machine hearing, and perhaps to better hearing aids as well.
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