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Scientists have restored hearing in the lab.By inserting a corrective gene with a virus inducing the growth of cochlear hair cells.Testing the gene ATOH1 been successfull in guinea pigs.Should it work in humans it will be fantastic,giving millions of deaf people a quality of life we take for granted.

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Sounds like it could be a milestone. Using the same process, it might be possible to make viruses that correct any number of things - viruses, tumors, alzheimers, etc. Or, use them to modify your DNA. Perhaps an end to plastic surgery, beginning of DNA modification and superhumans?

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