Device wired to brainstem may help deaf kids ‘hear’

February 14, 2015 2:47 AM

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WASHINGTON — At age 3, Angelica Lopez is helping to break a sound barrier for deaf children.

Born without working auditory nerves, she can detect sounds for the first time after undergoing brain surgery to implant a device that bypasses missing wiring in her inner ears.

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