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Stem cell ‘deafness cure’ closer

In General inquiry into, application and development of Ableism Ethics and Governance on April 5, 2009 at 3:03 am

Stem cells that could be used to restore hearing have been
successfully created, scientists have said.

A Sheffield University team took stem cells from embryos and converted
them into cells that behave like sensory hair cells in the human inner
ear.

Their discovery could ultimately help those who have lost hair cells
through noise damage and some people born with inherited hearing
problems.
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