1. It has been generally believed that when
human hair cells (which transmit sound information from the inner ear
to the brain) in the ear are damaged, it is permanent and irreversible.
Recently researchers investigating the sea anemone have found that a
protein hormone from them shows promise for reversing the damage. Economist
2. In a Stereophile article by Zev Veldman
of Resonance Records, he talks about trying to recover mastertapes that
were submerged in a facility in lower Manhattan during Hurricane sandy.
To restore them would be very costly, but they sent a dozen to Mediapreserve
outside of Pittsburgh. They were washed and rinsed and whatever they
did and it cost $2000 a reel. Nv16
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