News tagged with outer hair cells
Researchers developing device that could improve sound resolution for deaf individuals who opt for cochlear implants
(Medical Xpress)—The cochlear implant is widely considered to be the most successful neural prosthetic on the market. The implant, which helps deaf individuals perceive sound, translates auditory information ...
Medical research Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
It has long been known that the inner ear actively amplifies sounds it receives, and that this amplification can be attributed to forces generated by outer hair cells in the cochlea. How the ear actually ...
Neuroscience Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 2 |
Providing clues to deafness, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a gene that is required for proper development of the mouse inner ear.
Genetics Jan 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |