New science”optogenetics”

New hearing aid science”optogenetics”

See the latest news out of theUniversity Medical Center Göttingen in Germany. There, researchers have found a way to supercharge cochlear implants – cutting-edge hearing aids – by converging gene therapy and tiny light-emitting diodes (LEDs).

Researchers are calling this relatively new science”optogenetics” – the use of light and lasers in genetics.

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