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2013-09-18 13:04:19

Researchers from the Eaton-Peabody Laboratories of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School have created a new mouse model in which by expressing a gene in the inner ear hair cells -- the sensory cells that detect sound and sense balance -- protects the mice from age-related hearing loss (ARHL) and noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL), the two most common forms of deafness.

Pepper Spice May Offer Treatment For People With Chronic Pain
2013-09-11 13:39:21

Scientists looking into why Szechuan pepper causes a tingling sensation have discovered the Asian spice may help patients with chronic pain.

Diet Experience Can Alter Taste Preferences Demonstrated By Fruit Flies
2013-09-09 08:18:08

If you've ever wondered how you learn to like a food you dislike, a new study conducted by UC Santa Barbara's Craig Montell, Duggan Professor of Neuroscience in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, may offer an answer.

2013-08-28 23:04:51

New modernized website showcases Miracle-Ear brand Plymouth, MN (PRWEB) August 28, 2013 Minneapolis-based Miracle-Ear, the nation's #1 hearing aid

2013-08-13 10:12:23

Scientists at Opertech Bio, Inc. have developed a proprietary apparatus and methodology for high-throughput taste evaluation.

The Right Temperature Makes Tasty Treat For Fruit Flies
2013-08-08 06:23:32

Scientists call it the Goldilocks Principle. Animals can survive and breed only if the temperature is just right -- too hot and they will overheat, too cold and they will freeze.


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Ear
2013-04-30 13:31:11

The ear is an organ from the auditory system that collects sounds, and also balances and enables body position. Formation and Orientation The ear can be broken down into the inner and outer ears. The outer part of the ear is the visible flap (auricle) and ear canal which collects sounds which create pressure that echoes through the middle ear. The inner ear, however, is embedded in the temporal bone. There are hollow areas of the inner ear that are filled with liquids and hair cells...

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