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Stanford-developed probe aids study of hearing

Stanford-developed probe aids study of hearing

Stanford engineers and medical researchers have developed a tiny tool known as a force probe to study sensory cells in the ear, as Anthony Peng, PhD, a postdoctoral research fellow in otolaryngology, and Anthony Ricci, PhD, professor of otolaryngology, discuss in this brief video. A Stanford News article provides more details on this Bio-X project and how, in contributing to scientists’ understanding of how we interpret sound, the findings could inform new ways of treating some forms of hearing loss.

Previously: Stanford hearing study upends 30-year-old belief on how humans perceive soundStanford researchers gain new insights into how auditory neurons develop in animal studyStanford chair of otolaryngology discusses future regenerative therapies for hearing loss and Stanford engineer studies bones that aid hearing

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