Professor Hallux

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Learn about the human body with Professor Hallux and Nurse Nanobot! From happy hearts to extraordinary eyes, brilliant brains to gruesome germs...


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Different types of drinks: Is anything better than water?

In this episode, Professor Hallux explores whether it’s all about water or if other drinks count…
If you’re thirsty, your body will be grateful for any drink you give it. But not all drinks are the same when it comes to your health.

Why our bodies need water

In this episode, Professor Hallux explores how our bodies use water to carry nutrients, remove waste, and regulate our temperature.

Technology to aid Hearing Loss

Hallux learns about the cool technology which can help people with hearing loss.  From hearing aids to cochlear implants to “Roger” systems – there’s a lot of tools to help people hear better.

Hearing Loss

There are different types of hearing loss, and each can affect hearing to different degrees, Hallux and Nanobot find out more when they visit Melanie Malleus, the audiologist.

It’s Loud Out There…

Professor Hallux has had some hearing problems and Melanie Malleus, the audiologist, has been helping him learn more about hearing and how it can be caused. It can be caused by everyday noise as they find out in today’s episode.

Common Ear Problems

Professor Hallux’s hearing hasn’t been the same since the Science Swimming Gala. He’s seeing an audiologist and while he waits for his appointment, he finds out more about some common hearing problems.

Meet the Audiologist

Professor Hallux’s hearing hasn’t been the same since the Science Swimming Gala. Nanobot is taking him to see Melanie Malleus, an Audiologist – that’s a specialist who knows all about ears and hearing.

Ear Structure

Professor Hallux’s hearing hasn’t been the same since the Science Swimming Gala.  He’s been learning about what’s inside our ears – so much so, that he’s even dreaming about them!

Why Do We Have Two Ears?

There’s something not quite right with Professor Hallux’s hearing.  He and Nurse Nanobot are talking about hearing and why we have ears – and why two ears, not six ears?