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Sounds of Silence Ring Out as 'Wonderstruck' Depicts World - Variety - Variety



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Sounds of Silence Ring Out as 'Wonderstruck' Depicts World - Variety 
Variety
When director Todd Haynes was preparing ?Wonderstruck,? he made a startling decision: The character of a deaf girl would be played by a deaf girl. What's more ...
CALLERI: ?'Wonderstruck' is about finding what's missing from a child's hopes" Niagara Gazette
Review: Charming 'Wonderstruck' tells tales from 2 eras Detroit Free Press

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Sensations of Sound: On Deafness and Music - New York Times



New York Times
 
Sensations of Sound: On Deafness and Music 
New York Times
When I got a cochlear implant seven years ago, after being profoundly deaf for my entire life, hearing friends and acquaintances started asking me the same few questions: Had I heard music yet? Did I like it? What did it sound like? I was 20 years old ...

 


Israeli Researchers Discover Possible Molecular Cause of Deafness - TheTower.org



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Israeli Researchers Discover Possible Molecular Cause of Deafness 
TheTower.org
Researchers on the quest to solve the puzzle of what causes deafness got one small step closer with the announcement that scientists at Tel Aviv University and the Weizmann Institute of Science have mapped a certain type of RNA (a molecule essential to ...

 


'Deafness is not a weakness' ? why Virgin Active's airbrushing gaffe ... - The Guardian



The Guardian
 
'Deafness is not a weakness' ? why Virgin Active's airbrushing gaffe ... 
The Guardian
The health club chain missed an opportunity to make a powerful statement to the hearing-impaired community, whose deafness is rarely portrayed as incidental ...

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Esther Rantzen: I know too well the isolation of deafness - iNews



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Esther Rantzen: I know too well the isolation of deafness 
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I know that deafness can be a serious disability as it runs in my family. One hundred years ago my great aunt Lizzie used an ear trumpet, while 70 years ago my grandfather Louis had a large hearing aid strung about with wires. And when I was eight ...

 


How Deafness Is Adding Extra Scares to John Leonetti's Horror Movie 'The Silence' - Hollywood Reporter



Hollywood Reporter
 
How Deafness Is Adding Extra Scares to John Leonetti's Horror Movie 'The Silence' 
Hollywood Reporter
'Mad Men' actress Kiernan Shipka is a deaf girl battling monsters, says the director: "Sound ? even dialogue ? is the enemy." John Leonetti knows horror. The veteran filmmaker, 61, cut his teeth as a focus puller on the original Poltergeist.

 


Navigating the genome to cure deafness | EurekAlert! Science News - EurekAlert (press release)



Navigating the genome to cure deafness | EurekAlert! Science News 
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A new Tel Aviv University study solves a critical piece of the puzzle of human deafness by identifying the first group of long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) in the ...

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Talented conductor who conquered childhood deafness set to scale global stage - Daily Post North Wales



Daily Post North Wales
 
Talented conductor who conquered childhood deafness set to scale global stage 
Daily Post North Wales
One of the UK's most talented young orchestra conductors who conquered childhood deafness is scaling new musical heights on a global stage. Robert Guy, 29, was thrilled to learn he had been chosen from 300 candidates to take part in the prestigious ...

 


9 Common Myths about Deafness - Crixeo - Crixeo (press release) (blog)



Crixeo (press release) (blog)
 
9 Common Myths about Deafness - Crixeo 
Crixeo (press release) (blog)
Let's set the record straight on 9 common misconceptions about deafness. More than 35 million people in the U.S. experience some degree of deafness, yet...

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Despite Deafness, Missing Forearm and Limp, This Neanderthal Lived into His Forties - Sci-News.com



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Despite Deafness, Missing Forearm and Limp, This Neanderthal Lived into His Forties 
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An older adult male Neanderthal from the Late Pleistocene, who had suffered multiple injuries, became deaf and must have relied on social support from his relatives and friends to avoid prey, according to new research. A reconstruction of a Neanderthal ...
Neanderthals With Disabilities Survived Through Social Support Gizmodo
Neanderthals Had Strong Social Support Structures, Cared For ... International Business Times
External auditory exostoses and hearing loss in the Shanidar 1 Neandertal - PLOS PLOS

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