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Hearing Channel Components Mapped

By Kerry Grens | 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 Ruth Williams | September 3, 2015

The inner ear organ, from macro to micro

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Hormone Affects “Runner’s High”

By Tracy Vence | September 2, 2015

Leptin, the satiety hormone produced by fat, affects neuronal signaling in the mouse brain; interference with this pathway can influence the rewarding effects of running in the animals.

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Dr. Hearing

By The Scientist Staff | September 1, 2015

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

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Handicapable

By Kate Yandell | September 1, 2015

Meet Tilak Ratnanather, the deaf biomedical engineer who mentors hard-of-hearing students headed for STEM careers.

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Hear and Now

By Mary Beth Aberlin | September 1, 2015

Auditory research advances worth shouting about

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Hearing Discrepancy Probed

By Amanda B. Keener | September 1, 2015

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

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Human Hearing: A Primer

By The Scientist Staff | September 1, 2015

How the human ear translates sound waves into nervous impulses

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Inner Ear Cartography

By Ruth Williams | September 1, 2015

Scientists map the position of cells within the organ of Corti.

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Inner Ear Undertakers

By Kerry Grens | September 1, 2015

Support cells in the inner ear respond differently to two drugs that kill hair cells.

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