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Cool New Ear Implants Enable Deaf Gerbils To "Hear" Light - IFLScience

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 12:22pm

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Cool New Ear Implants Enable Deaf Gerbils To "Hear" Light
IFLScience
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 hope that one day a similar method could be used to treat hearing loss in humans ...
Optical cochlear implants restore hearing in deaf gerbilsphysicsworld.com
Light based cochlear implant restores hearing in gerbilsMedical Xpress
Scientists genetically modified gerbils to hear light through an implantTNW

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

Thu, 12/07/2018 - 9:53am

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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 ...
Cool New Ear Implants Enable Deaf Gerbils To "Hear" LightIFLScience
Light based cochlear implant restores hearing in gerbilsMedical Xpress
Scientists genetically modified gerbils to hear light through an implantTNW

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Device Uses Flashes of Light to Restore Hearing - IEEE Spectrum

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 8:02pm

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Device Uses Flashes of Light to Restore Hearing
IEEE Spectrum
Scientists in Germany have succeeded in restoring hearing sensations in gerbils using flashes of light. The technique, if it can be developed for humans, could offer a more refined, high-resolution auditory experience than what can be achieved with ...
Ear implant lets deaf gerbils sense sound from light signalsNew Scientist
The Digest: Scientists Create New Cochlear Implants That Allow Gerbils to “Hear” LightFuturism
Light-emitting fibres overcome deafnessCosmos

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Ear implant lets deaf gerbils sense sound from light signals - New Scientist

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 7:03pm

New Scientist

Ear implant lets deaf gerbils sense sound from light signals
New Scientist
By Sam Wong. A special cochlear implant has used to light to enable deaf gerbils to sense sound. The results suggest that optical stimulation could one day be used to treat hearing loss in people. The method uses a technique called optogenetics, which ...
Device Uses Flashes of Light to Restore HearingIEEE Spectrum
Pulses of light restored hearing in gerbils. Could that lead to higher-tech cochlear implants?STAT
Light-emitting fibres overcome deafnessCosmos

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The Digest: Scientists Create New Cochlear Implants That Allow Gerbils to “Hear” Light - Futurism

Wed, 11/07/2018 - 7:02pm

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The Digest: Scientists Create New Cochlear Implants That Allow Gerbils to “Hear” Light
Futurism
GENETICALLY MODIFIED GERBILS. For their study, the German researchers started by training Mongolian gerbils to leap over an obstacle whenever they heard an alarm. Next, the researchers injected a gene directly into the cochlea of the gerbils, using a ...
Ear implant lets deaf gerbils sense sound from light signalsNew Scientist
Device Uses Flashes of Light to Restore HearingIEEE Spectrum
Pulses of light restored hearing in gerbils. Could that lead to higher-tech cochlear implants?STAT
Cosmos
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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

Patch.com

Adoptable Arlington Pet: Smoke The Dog Needs A Forever Home
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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

Patch.com

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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Fairgrounds undergo some improvements - Warren Tribune Chronicle

Mon, 09/07/2018 - 5:57am

Warren Tribune Chronicle

Fairgrounds undergo some improvements
Warren Tribune Chronicle
There are many clubs for the youth that range from gerbils in a small animal club to large animals, like cows and horses. Monthly club meetings typically start in December and last up until fair week. Members are required to complete a project book and ...

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Animal tales in Spalding author's new book - Spalding Guardian

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 9:08pm

Spalding Guardian

Animal tales in Spalding author's new book
Spalding Guardian
The book includes details of how the Royal Canadian Mounted Police discovered that gerbils were ideal for detecting fear in humans. Phil said: "According to my research, the Israeli secret service decided to use gerbils at Tel Aviv Airport to detect ...

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10 common pets that are banned in the US - INSIDER

Sat, 07/07/2018 - 5:07am

INSIDER

10 common pets that are banned in the US
INSIDER
Animal lovers, take heed: some pets commonly found in America might be illegal to own in your state or city. Keep scrolling to learn about ten popular creatures that are banned in the US, from "pocket pets" like hedgehogs and sugar gliders to hybrid ...

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Oak Park to look at pet policy - Wednesday Journal

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 10:30pm

Wednesday Journal

Oak Park to look at pet policy
Wednesday Journal
It started with a complaint by a condo owner in Oak Park, who wanted to own more than one pooch. Now, the Oak Park Board of Trustees is poised to request the Board of Health to review the village's policy on just how many pets residents can own ...

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What did the injured fox say to deputies? Arrest him! - Visalia Times-Delta

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 7:08pm

Visalia Times-Delta

What did the injured fox say to deputies? Arrest him!
Visalia Times-Delta
The list of restricted exotic animals include hedgehogs, gerbils, degus, prairie dogs, sugar gliders, fur-ranch foxes, monkeys, and Quaker parakeets, according to the CDFW. "CDFW doesn't have the staff or funding to work on these types of issues and ...

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10 common pets that are banned in the US - INSIDER

Fri, 06/07/2018 - 4:04pm

INSIDER

10 common pets that are banned in the US
INSIDER
Animal lovers, take heed: some pets commonly found in America might be illegal to own in your state or city. Keep scrolling to learn about ten popular creatures that are banned in the US, from "pocket pets" like hedgehogs and sugar gliders to hybrid ...

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A city with rats: Recalling that New Orleans summer the pests brought bubonic plague - The Advocate

Wed, 04/07/2018 - 9:15am

The Advocate

A city with rats: Recalling that New Orleans summer the pests brought bubonic plague
The Advocate
Known as the Black Death in the Middle Ages, when it killed roughly 25 million people in Europe, the plague is carried by infected fleas transported by rodents (a recent study posited that gerbils from Central Asia may have actually perpetrated the ...

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Livestock in the neighborhood: City looks at new rules - Cody Enterprise

Tue, 03/07/2018 - 9:02pm

Cody Enterprise

Livestock in the neighborhood: City looks at new rules
Cody Enterprise
With exceptions for such pets as parakeets, turtles, chameleons, hamsters and gerbils, Cody residents may not keep wild or exotic animals within city limits except with special permission from the chief of police. advertisement. But otherwise, it's ...

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