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30 September, 2016 - CBC

About 40 Uber drivers who are deaf say they have been left out of a pilot project after the rideshare company made a deal with the province of Quebec.  Under the new deal, all Uber drivers must have a 4C licence. However, drivers who are...

30 September, 2016 - Scientific American

A cerebrospinal fluid test can determine whether people with post-concussion syndrome will develop chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), according to a new Swedish and British study. This is the first test of its kind. Currently, CTE can only be...

30 September, 2016 - MIT News

Researchers at MIT are working on a computer system that aims to screen young children for speech and language disorders. The system, built with machine learning, uses a standardized storytelling test to analyze children’s speech and language...

30 September, 2016 - The New York Times

This column by Rachel Kolb, a Rhodes scholar, reflects on her experience as a person who is deaf signing in public. “When I sign, when I use my body to communicate, it indeed elicits a different state of mind, one that invites and guides the...

30 September, 2016 - Audiology Worldnews

An Australian research centre has conducted a study of a cochlear implant electrode array that releases anti-inflammatories into the cochlea after implantation. The study included 10 adult patients. Electrical impedance levels were lower for those...

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