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Brainstem Implants Help Deaf Children Hear

Brainstem Implants Help Deaf Children Hear

AP (Feb. 13, 2015) Deaf children who can't use the older technology of cochlear implants might be helped with a brainstem implant, according to research presented Friday at a conference in California. A 3-year-old girl is now able to detect sounds and speak. (Feb. 13) Video provided by AP
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Deaf Banjo Player Teaches Thousands

Deaf Banjo Player Teaches Thousands

Washington Post (Jan. 28, 2015) Patrick Costello began losing his hearing as a young child, forcing him to find non-traditional ways to master instruments, including the banjo. He is now a renowned instructor with over 11,000 YouTube subscribers. Video provided by Washington Post
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CES 2015: This Jaguar F-Type Can Tell If You're Too Tired To Drive

CES 2015: This Jaguar F-Type Can Tell If You're Too Tired To Drive

Popular Science (Jan. 7, 2015) Soon, your car will know when you’re not fit to drive it. An Australian startup called Seeing Machines has created an in-dashboard camera that uses facial recognition technology to determine if a driver is too tired or too distracted to be behind the wheel. The technology measures everything from head position to blink rate, and if it thinks you’re not focused enough, it will alert you before an accident occurs. This year, Seeing Machines showcased their camera in the dashboard of the Jaguar F-Type at CES. Video provided by Popular Science
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Brain Surgery Without Scars

Brain Surgery Without Scars

Cleveland Clinic (Nov. 13, 2014) For people with certain types of brain tumors, there’s a unique surgery that doesn’t leave a scar. Meet a man who had his brain tumor removed through his nose. Video provided by Cleveland Clinic
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