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1 January 1970

Posted by: Richard Scrase

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Owls and hearing

Owls and hearing: Dr Helen Czerski on what engineers can learn from animals
Dr Helen Czerski (UCL Mechanical Engineering) examines how hyena rely on their extraordinary sense of smell. Animals frequently use completely different sensing mechanisms,… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/video-of-the-week/owls-and-hearing/

First gene therapy trial for deafness

Researchers are recruiting patients for the first gene therapy trial for deafness, just one year after it was successfully demonstrated in mice.
Researchers are recruiting patients for the first gene therapy trial for deafness, just one year after it was successfully demonstrated in mice. The trial uses a virus to insert… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/first-gene-therapy-trial-for-deafness/

Of mice and medicine

Subtitled In defence of animal experiments, the Independent published a four-page article in Saturday's Magazine about how animal research is 'transforming human lives'.
Subtitled In defence of animal experiments, the Independent published a four-page article in Saturday's Magazine about how animal research is 'transforming human lives'.… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/communications-media/of-mice-and-medicine/

Stem cell hope for deafness

Growing hair cells from stem cells could offer personalised treatments for deafness in the future, scientists studying mice suggest.
Growing hair cells from stem cells could offer personalised treatments for deafness in the future, scientists studying mice suggest. Humans have approximately 15,000 hair cells… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/stem-cell-hope-for-deafness/

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