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Gene therapy: Deaf to hearing a whisper

Written By James Gallagher Health and science reporter, BBC News website

Deaf mice have been able to hear a tiny whisper after being given a “landmark” gene therapy by US scientists.

They say restoring near-normal hearing in the animals paves the way for similar treatments for people “in the near future”. Read more.

Published by BBC News February 7, 2017

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