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Montreal toddler born deaf hears sounds of music

“Hey, Auguste can you hear me? Can you hear me?”

Montreal toddler Auguste Majkowski, 3, seems momentarily dazed. A team of Los Angeles doctors had just activated several electrodes in a chip surgically implanted deep in his brain. 1,239 more words

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Heroes in Medical Research: The Postdoctoral Fellow

Heroes in Medical Research: The Postdoctoral Fellow

Writer: Stephen J. Williams, Ph.D

The National Postdoctoral Association (NPA) had its Fifth Annual Celebration Of National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW) 1,079 more words

Tomgram: Rory Fanning, Why Do We Keep Thanking the Troops?

Rory Fanning,  TomDispatch.com

More than a few times I’ve found myself in a crowd of Vietnam veterans, and more than a few times at least one of them was wearing a curious blue or yellow t-shirt. 756 more words

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Government Experts Going Into Battle Facing The Wrong Way: The Last Anti-Fat Crusaders

Experts now designing the next set of dietary recommendations remain mired in the same anti-fat bias and soft science that brought us the low-fat diet in the first place… 759 more words
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Continuing coverage: the Ebola virus

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has generated plenty of news for us, despite the fact that we’re half a world away. My stories so far on the intersection of the Ebola virus, the Frederick area and Fort Detrick researchers: 103 more words

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Federal Health Official On Ebola: States Have Options

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the United States can’t be seen as shying away from battle against Ebola and must support health care workers who are returning from the front lines in Africa. 752 more words

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