Next-Generation Cochlear Implants on the Horizon, Columbia University Study

Published: Aug 22, 2013

Get the latest biotech news where you want it. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today!

A healthy ear is much better at detecting and transmitting sound than even the most advanced hearing aid. But now researchers reporting in the Biophysical Journal, a Cell Press publication, have uncovered new insights into how the ear -- in particular, the cochlea -- processes and amplifies sound. The findings could be used for the development of better devices to improve hearing.

Hey, check out all the engineering jobs. Post your resume today!

Back to news