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NIH Public Bulletin – January 2011

Inside: Read About New Research in Communication Disorders

Format: E-newsletter
Institute: National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

The most recent issue of Inside, the NIDCD newsletter for health professionals and the public, is now available online. In this issue, you can read about:

  • "Giving Voice to Thoughts": NIDCD-funded research helps the locked-in communicate again by turning thoughts into words.
  • "New NIDCD Research Offers Intriguing Clues About the Role of Smell in Food Preference"
  • "What You Can't Hear Won't Hurt You? Maybe Not": Wind turbines are good for the environment, but some people claim the noise they generate in the infrasound range makes them feel dizzy or unable to sleep, among other symptoms.
  • "The First Recipe for Cooking Up Functional Hair Cells from Stem Cells"

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