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Cure For Deafness Leads Scientist To Find How Fishes Can Hear And Hum Sounds At Same Time

...e vocal muscle system and the part of the ear that hears sound in a fish found along the coastline from Alaska to California. This insight it is hoped will help in understanding of how humans hear. As the study indicates a relationship between the ear and the auditory and vocalization systems of the brain,...

Have You Ever Wondered Why Male And Female Voices Differ?

...ound frequencies than in a male voice. When a man hears a female voice the auditory section of his brain is activated, which analyses the different sounds in order to `read′ the voice and determine the auditory face. When men hear a male voice the part of the brain that processes the information is towar...

Early Cochlear Implants Prove To Be Effective

... said. The brain always tries to combine what it hears and sees and makes the best possible judgment as to what was spoken, according to the researchers. One of the tests that were conducted was what is known as the McGurk effect. In it a listener is presented with an audio recording of a single syllable...

Sea Urchin Genome Similar To Man And May Cure Diseases

... is that this spiny creature with no eyes, nose or hears has genes involved in vision, hearing and smell in humans,' Calestani said. 'The comparison of human genes with their corresponding ancestral sea urchin genes may give important insight on their function in humans, in the same way the study of histor...

Study: Older Pancreatic Cancer Surgery Survivors Live Long

... alive at least another five years. 'The public hears ‘pancreatic cancer’ and thinks there’s little hope and there isn’t much to do. The good news is, with new imaging techniques, better early detection, improved screening of high-risk groups, and new therapies on the horizon, we’re actually making grea...

New Chemistry Approach Promises Less Expensive Drugs

...w possibilities it could provide. "One sometimes hears that organic chemistry is a mature field, but MacMillan's work shows that there still are rich veins waiting to be mined," said Schwab, also a program director at the NIH's National Institute of General Medical Sciences, which supported the work. "Wh...

Neural Basis of Anxiety: Newer Insights

...ssociate the two and freezes with fear whenever it hears the tone even if the shock is not delivered. But in real life the situation is not always so clear; a stimulus will only sometimes be followed by a threat while other times nothing might happen. Normal mice show less fear towards such ambiguous cues ...

Travolta Maybe Reluctant to Publicaly Discuss About Sons Autism

...ts, but every time the parent of an autistic child hears about someone else who is in this fight, it makes them feel better. He could do so much good for autism awareness if he would just come forward,' the editor added. Travolta has either pretended that theres nothing wrong with Jett, or claimed that h...

Researchers Find How the Brain Hears Shapes

... Medical school researcher has shown how the brain hears shapes and how it can activate a particular area in the brain called LOtv that lights up when one identifies an objects shape. As part of their research, Amir Amedi and his team taught seven sighted volunteers to use a device called The vOICe, whi...

The Plight of Jharkhand's Mysterious deaf Village

...ndeed a difficult task to ensure that each student hears me properly. I have to speak loudly in the classroom," said a teacher. Doctors are somewhat baffled. Manish Kumar, an ENT specialist, said: "The disease might have resulted from some food habit or absence of the hearing vein. It can also be a re...

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