Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles and Birds Can Regenerate Their Hearing

Fish, Amphibians, Reptiles and Birds Can Regenerate Their Hearing

Birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles can regenerate the hair cells inside their cochleas that transmit sound to the brain.

Interviewed on NPR, Jim Hudspeth, a neuroscience researcher at Rockefeller University in New York City, explained: “In fact, some of these animals are losing them all the time and continuously growing new ones just as we grow new skin.”

You can read his interview here.

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