A new study reports some people may be more genetically susceptible to noise induced hearing loss than others.
A new study sheds light on a common linguistic characteristic of autistic children.
The absence of the protein Whirlin damages the ability to feel limbs and muscle movement, a new study reports.
Researchers discover how mutations in the TMIE gene can cause deafness from birth.
Lacking sound input, the primary auditory cortex “feels” touch. The finding reveals how the early loss of a sense affects brain development. It adds to a growing list of discoveries that confirm the impact of experiences and outside influences in molding the developing brain.