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Scientists have developed a device that allows you to “hear” light - The Siver Telegram

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 12:41pm

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Scientists have developed a device that allows you to “hear” light
The Siver Telegram
In the experiment, the scientists trained Mongolian gerbils to jump over the obstacles in response to the alarm. Then they are introduced into the cochlea of the inner ear of mice using virus gene, which when exposed to light to activate neurons, and ...

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Witham High Street: 11 stores that are gone but not forgotten - Essex Live

Sun, 15/07/2018 - 12:21pm

Essex Live

Witham High Street: 11 stores that are gone but not forgotten
Essex Live
Paws became Witham's equivalent of a zoo; who knew watching gerbils sleep could be so interesting? Yet this shop's main attraction was undoubtedly 'Wally', the talking parrot whose levels of local fame have probably only been reached by Olly Murs ...

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Pulses of light restored hearing in gerbils. Could that lead to higher-tech cochlear implants? - PBS NewsHour

Sat, 14/07/2018 - 7:49pm

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Pulses of light restored hearing in gerbils. Could that lead to higher-tech cochlear implants?
PBS NewsHour
While they still had their hearing, the gerbils had learned to hurdle a small barrier upon hearing an alarm. Now researchers sent a pulse of blue laser light deep into the animals' ears. They jumped. The experiment was part of a study published ...

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Scientists gave gerbils a futuristic ear implant that lets them hear light - Digital Trends

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 9:31pm

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Scientists gave gerbils a futuristic ear implant that lets them hear light
Digital Trends
You may have heard of the condition synesthesia, which describes the cross-wiring of the brain's senses that can lead to people hearing colors, seeing sounds, and assorted other unusual phenomena. Researchers at Germany's University Medical Center ...

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Light Based Implant Helps Deaf Gerbils Sense Sound - TechTheLead

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 9:36am

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Light Based Implant Helps Deaf Gerbils Sense Sound
TechTheLead
In order to test their study, the researchers trained a few Mongolian gerbils to jump obstacles when they heard an alarm. Next, they injected a gene carried by a virus into the cochlea (the snail-looking organ in the inner ear which converts sound into ...
Groundbreaking cochlear implant lets deaf gerbils hear light ...Brinkwire (press release)
A new implant will allow you to "hear" light | The Koz TelegramThe Koz Telegram

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Groundbreaking cochlear implant lets deaf gerbils hear light - Brinkwire (press release)

Fri, 13/07/2018 - 6:09am

Groundbreaking cochlear implant lets deaf gerbils hear light
Brinkwire (press release)
Scientists have developed a new type of cochlear implant that allows deaf gerbils to hear light. The breakthrough technique aims to activate key neurons that have been manipulated to respond to light. In the experiments, researchers showed the ...

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Cool New Ear Implants Enable Deaf Gerbils To “Hear” Light : Report ... - Brinkwire (press release)

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 10:53pm

Cool New Ear Implants Enable Deaf Gerbils To “Hear” Light : Report ...
Brinkwire (press release)
An experimental technique using light has restored some sense of hearing to deaf gerbils. And while it is just a proof-of-concept study at this stage, it does offer ...

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Groundbreaking cochlear implant lets deaf gerbils hear light | Daily ... - Daily Mail

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 9:19pm

Daily Mail

Groundbreaking cochlear implant lets deaf gerbils hear light | Daily ...
Daily Mail
Researchers from University Medical Center Gottingen, Germany developed a light-based cochlear implant for gerbils that allowed them to respond to light ...
Light-Based Implant Helps Deaf Gerbils Sense SoundTechTheLead

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Get a Ryzen 5 2600 for $160 with this Newegg deal - The Tech Report

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 7:40pm

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Get a Ryzen 5 2600 for $160 with this Newegg deal
The Tech Report
Heads up, gerbils! We're going to keep this short and sweet. Just a few minutes ago, Newegg let the world know that it's offering a Real Sweet Deal on the Ryzen 5 2600 processor—the slightly slower brother of the Ryzen 5 2600X that got a TR Editor's ...

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Optical cochlear implants restore hearing in deaf gerbils - physicsworld.com

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 9:13am

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Optical cochlear implants restore hearing in deaf gerbils
physicsworld.com
A research team at the University Medical Center Göttingen has created a cochlear implant that uses light to restore auditory responses in deaf gerbils. The study provides a proof-of-concept that combining optical stimulation with genetic manipulation ...

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Light-emitting fibres overcome deafness - Cosmos

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 7:01pm

Cosmos

Light-emitting fibres overcome deafness
Cosmos
To test whether the new light-activated implant could overcome this obstacle, a research team led by Wrobel conducted a series of experiments on Mongolian gerbils (Meriones unguiculatus). The animals were chosen as a test species because they have a ...

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Pulses of light restored hearing in gerbils. Could that lead to higher-tech cochlear implants? - STAT

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 7:00pm

STAT

Pulses of light restored hearing in gerbils. Could that lead to higher-tech cochlear implants?
STAT
ould light one day be used to restore hearing loss? To try to answer that question, a team of German bioengineers surgically installed coiled strips of optical fibers in the ears of deaf gerbils. While they still had their hearing, the gerbils had ...

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Oh, yes, we are better than this – really - Hays Free Press

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 5:33pm

Hays Free Press

Oh, yes, we are better than this – really
Hays Free Press
Understand: That first depiction of the Statue of Liberty is for real; the other is only an attempt to track the gerbils churning in one man's mind. The first words are lesser-known from the poem that included, “Give me your tired, your poor, your ...

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Adoptable Arlington Pet: Smoke The Dog Needs A Forever Home - Patch.com

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 1:05pm

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Adoptable Arlington Pet: Smoke The Dog Needs A Forever Home
Patch.com
ARLINGTON, VA — If you're thinking about adopting a furry friend, consider a local humane society like the Animal Welfare League of Arlington. The shelter works with private rescue groups and other shelters to place animals where they have the best ...

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Animal Welfare League Offers Cat Adoption Discounts Wednesday - Patch.com

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 8:54pm

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Animal Welfare League Offers Cat Adoption Discounts Wednesday
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ARLINGTON, VA — Local humane society Animal Welfare League of Arlington is offering discounts on all cats at an adoption event on International Cat Day on Wednesday, July 11. The shelter said their cat kennels are full, so residents can adopt an adult ...

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Tuesday deals: an MSI Optix MPG27CQ gaming display for $400 and more - The Tech Report

Tue, 10/07/2018 - 4:01pm

The Tech Report

Tuesday deals: an MSI Optix MPG27CQ gaming display for $400 and more
The Tech Report
Hullo there, good gerbils and gerbilettes. Summer's in full swing now with high temperatures, trips to beaches, and music festivals everywhere. The time is also ripe for getting gerbil paws on hot hardware deals. Here's today's catch. Thermometers ...

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