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2012-07-26 06:46:08

The sound of a horn beeping at you while driving, the chirping crickets after a huge rain storm, and your favorite new One Direction song -- imagine going through life not being able to hear any of it.

2012-07-26 01:05:02

A new gene therapy approach can reverse hearing loss caused by a genetic defect in a mouse model of congenital deafness.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.