Sign Language Translation Devices

Occasionally, a signing deaf person comes to the clinic seeking services and while not totally lost, it is always a challenge for most of us.  The deaf are so very kind to us and want to learn what we must say, but it is difficult to get our messages across. The problem is not a…

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The “Ear in a Dish” Project

There are specialized cells in the inner ear called sensory hair cells that detect sound. As most audiologists and otolaryngologists know, these hair cells are susceptible to damage by loud noise, ototoxic drugs, genetic mutations or aging, which can cause profound hearing loss.  Since these hair cells do not regrow after being damaged, intense research efforts have been made into…

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