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Science Daily: Mechanism of Hearing Is Similar to Car Battery, Researcher Learns

Mechanism of Hearing Is Similar to Car Battery, Researcher Learns "In these experiments we tested the fly's hearing by insertin...

Mechanism of Hearing Is Similar to Car Battery, Researcher Learns


"In these experiments we tested the fly's hearing by inserting tiny electrodes in the fly's antenna, then measuring the electrical responses when we play back computer-generated love songs," he says. Eberl notes there are many similarities between fruit fly and human mechanisms of hearing. That means his work on the fly model to identify additional new components required for generating the correct ion balance in the ear will help scientists to understand the human process in more detail.

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