The Scientist

» hESCs, disease/medicine and neuroscience

Most Recent

image: Hearing Discrepancy Probed

Hearing Discrepancy Probed

By Amanda B. Keener | September 1, 2015

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

0 Comments

image: Huh?

Huh?

By The Scientist Staff | September 1, 2015

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

0 Comments

image: Human Hearing: A Primer

Human Hearing: A Primer

By The Scientist Staff | September 1, 2015

How the human ear translates sound waves into nervous impulses

1 Comment

image: Hurdles for Hearing Restoration

Hurdles for Hearing Restoration

By Bernd Fritzsch | September 1, 2015

Given the diverse cell types and complex structure of the human inner ear, will researchers ever be able to re-create it?

1 Comment

image: Khaleel Razak: Hearing Engineer

Khaleel Razak: Hearing Engineer

By Jef Akst | September 1, 2015

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology University of California, Riverside. Age: 44

1 Comment

image: Lending an Ear

Lending an Ear

By Kerry Grens | September 1, 2015

Until recently, auditory brainstem implants have been restricted to patients with tumors on their auditory nerves.

0 Comments

image: Orchestrating Organoids

Orchestrating Organoids

By Kelly Rae Chi | September 1, 2015

A guide to crafting tissues in a dish that reprise in vivo organs

0 Comments

image: The Ears Have It

The Ears Have It

By Anna Azvolinsky | September 1, 2015

A teaching obligation in graduate school introduced James Hudspeth to a career focused on how vertebrates sense sounds.

0 Comments

image: The Upside

The Upside

By Amanda B. Keener | September 1, 2015

Researchers explore the benefits of hearing loss and impairment.

0 Comments

image: Oliver Sacks Dies

Oliver Sacks Dies

By Kerry Grens | August 31, 2015

The neurologist and author had written about his recent experiences being “face to face with dying.”

0 Comments

Popular Now

  1. Prominent Salk Institute Scientist Inder Verma Resigns
  2. Anheuser-Busch Won’t Fund Controversial NIH Alcohol Study
  3. North American Universities Increasingly Cancel Publisher Packages
  4. CRISPR Efficiency Tied to Cancer-Causing Process