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Advancements in re-growth of cochlear hair cells

What just happened?Posted by He Is Not Me Jan 11, 2013 17:53:43

For the first time, researchers have been able to re-grow cochlear hair cells in a "higher mammal" i.e. a mouse.

Previously it was birds and, I believe, guinea pigs. But with the advent of this research, the outlook for a cure for hearing loss in people becomes brighter.

Check it out here.

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