May 29, 2017
Air goes in your nose and flows over the smell sensors.
Your nose and sinus cavities act as a resonating chamber for your voice. That's why you sound funny when you hold your nose or when your nose is stopped up from a cold or allergies. This is important in talking and singing.
May 22, 2017
Your nose is responsible for breathing and smelling. These things work better when it isn't stopped up.
The part of your nose that you can see and touch is cartilage covered in skin. There is bone above it, beside your nose, below it, and right in the middle (inside your head). Part of the cartilage is...
May 15, 2017
A relaxing break from our ear talk, here's a favorite and fun easy-reader from my childhood.
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May 8, 2017
PSA: Please don't stick things in your ear any larger than your elbow...and that includes your finger.
Outer ear = the part that you can touch
Middle ear = the area being the ear drum
Inner ear = the cochlea and area responsible for your balance
May 1, 2017
The auricle is the part of the ears you can see. It is made of cartilage (flexible tissue that doesn't have a large blood supply). Everything else requires a tool for the doctor to see inside. And the doctor can only see to the ear drum. The stuff behind the ear drum isn't visible because of the membrane...