Hearing Manipulated By Electronics, Karolinska Institute And Linköping University Study  
7/10/2009 7:18:36 AM

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ScienceDaily (July 10, 2009) — An implanted electronic ion pump in organic material can be used to carry signals to specific cells in the nervous system and in this way treat various illnesses. In a unique study, researchers at Linköping University (LiU) and Karolinska Institutet (KI) have used the pumps to successfully manipulate the hearing in laboratory animals.