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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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Huh?

By The Scientist Staff | 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 The Scientist Staff | September 1, 2015

How the human ear translates sound waves into nervous impulses

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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?

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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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Khaleel Razak: Hearing Engineer

By Jef Akst | September 1, 2015

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

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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.

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Orchestrating Organoids

By Kelly Rae Chi | September 1, 2015

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

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