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News

Brain's 'amplifier' compensates for inner ear damage but does not recover speech intelligibility

Meeting patients where they live is key to providing better health for vulnerable populations

Scientists discover important genetic source of human diversity

Findings confirm sugar's role in helping cancers survive by changing cellular architecture

Excessive ‘pruning’ of connections between neurons in brain predisposes to disease

HMS in the News

February 6, 2016

After decades of piecemeal progress, the science of cryogenically storing human organs is warming up. The research of Mehmet Toner (Mass General) is cited. 

February 4, 2016

Michael O. Rich (Boston Children's) is interviewed about whether babies understand why they’re seeing someone on a screen but can’t touch them.

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