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8-Year-Old Boy Gets Gift Of Hearing For Christmas

When Jeremy Lopez asked for a hearing aid for Christmas, somebody heard his wish. After suffering multiple ear infections and surgeries to alleviate the problem, the 8-year-old was left with serious hearing loss.

CBS 11–12/24/2013

Princeton scientists used 3-D printing to create a "bionic ear" made up of a coil antenna and cartilage. (credit: Princeton Univ./Frank Wojciechowski)

University Researchers Create ‘Bionic Ear’

With a 3-D printer, a petri dish and some cells from a cow, researchers at one university are growing synthetic ears that can receive — and transmit — sound.

07/03/2013