Pediatrics

Survival rate increases for extremely preterm infants in the US

The survival rate of extremely preterm infants born from 2013 through 2018 in a large network of U.S. research centers improved to 78.3 percent, compared to 76 percent for infants born in the network from 2008 to 2012, according ...

Biomedical technology

Method converts cochlear implant electrodes into microsensors

The cochlear implant (CI) is the most successful neural prosthesis worldwide. Thanks to direct stimulation of the auditory nerve, it enables more than half a million people worldwide to hear, even though those affected were ...

Neuroscience

Perfecting pitch perception

New research from MIT neuroscientists suggests that natural soundscapes have shaped our sense of hearing, optimizing it for the kinds of sounds we most often encounter.

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