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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Stanford scientists used discoveries in the lab to design new versions of a widely used antibiotic to prevent the side effect of hearing loss.
Understanding exactly how birds hear sounds differently than humans is a key area of research for scientists studying deafness in humans. This is because birds …