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Science with Ira Flatow: New Theory on Hearing

NPR's Noah Adams talks to Ira Flatow, host of Talk of the Nation Science Friday, about a new scientific theory of how the ear transforms sound waves into the nerve impulses, allowing humans to hear.

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Noah Adams, long-time co-host of NPR's All Things Considered, brings more than three decades of radio experience to his current job as a contributing correspondent for NPR's National Desk., focusing on the low-wage workforce, farm issues, and the Katrina aftermath. Now based in Ohio, he travels extensively for his reporting assignments, a position he's held since 2003.