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Stanford researchers regenerate ear hair cells in mice -- the first time it's been achieved in mature mammals -- with implications for treating vertigo.

Stanford researchers regenerate ear hair cells in mice -- the first time it's been achieved in mature mammals -- with implications for treating vertigo.

Adjunct Professor Caitlin O’Connell-Rodwell studies elephant vocalizations and vibrations to inform research on hearing, hearing loss and deafness.

Adjunct Professor Caitlin O’Connell-Rodwell studies elephant vocalizations and vibrations to inform research on hearing, hearing loss and deafness.

By studying how birds regrow damaged inner ear cells to fix hearing loss, scientists hope to learn how to cure deafness in humans.

By studying how birds regrow damaged inner ear cells to fix hearing loss, scientists hope to learn how to cure deafness in humans.

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More and more Americans are living with a quietly increasing disability, and one that can have a dangerous ripple effect into other aspects of their health, happiness and livelihood. But a transformation in treatment is on the horizon.

More and more Americans are living with a quietly increasing disability, and one that can have a dangerous ripple effect into other aspects of their health, happiness and livelihood. But a transformation in treatment is on the horizon.