The Molecular Mechanics of Hearing and Deafness (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) — Our senses are essential for survival and for the exploration of natural environments, and much has been learned about the molecular basis of vision, olfaction, and taste. Yet only a few of the molecules mediating touch and sound perception have been discovered. Now, with the help of x-ray light sources at two U.S. Department of Energy national...