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Let’s hear it for the boffs who’ve discovered males have a curlier cochlea

Wits scientists' breakthrough will be surprisingly useful in a number of fields

Cape Town bureau chief

Hardest substance in the human body? The answer – tooth enamel – is relatively easy.

Hardest bone? Conventional wisdom says it’s the femur, which is definitely the strongest.

But the accurate answer is in your head. It’s the petrosal, the dense part of the temporal bone at the base of the skull, surrounding the inner ear...

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