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New Route to Hearing Loss Mapped

By | November 5, 2015

Deficiency in a protein called pejvakin makes inner ear cells more vulnerable to sound, unable to brace themselves against oxidative stress stimulated by noise. 


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Early Hominin Hearing

By | September 29, 2015

Based on the structure of fossilized skulls and ear bones, researchers learn that early hominins heard sounds best between the frequencies that humans and chimpanzees do.

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image: Hearing Channel Components Mapped

Hearing Channel Components Mapped

By | September 4, 2015

Localization of two proteins important for inner ear hair cell function suggests they are part of the elusive mechanotransduction channel. 


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Mapping Corti

By | September 3, 2015

The inner ear organ, from macro to micro


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Dr. Hearing

By | September 1, 2015

James Hudspeth talks brain processing and hearing in this video from Rockefeller University.


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Hear and Now

By | September 1, 2015

Auditory research advances worth shouting about


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Hearing Discrepancy Probed

By | September 1, 2015

Common in vitro experiments have distorted the true mechanics of mammalian hair cell stereocilia.


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Hearing Explained

By | September 1, 2015

Observe the ins and outs of how our ears perceive sound.


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By | September 1, 2015

Hearing loss can occur for a variety of reasons, and sometimes more than one.


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Human Hearing: A Primer

By | September 1, 2015

How the human ear translates sound waves into nervous impulses

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