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Deaf Jam: Experiencing Music Through A Cochlear Implant

After swapping hearing aids for a cochlear implant, Sam Swiller's taste in music shifted dramatically, from grunge rock to folk. Now scientists are trying to improve how implants relay music.

Pyramid Pete Robbins
Sweet Child O' Mine Pete Robbins
Eastynato Daniel Szabo

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'Mad Men' Finale: A Love Letter To Fans Filled With Mostly Happy Endings

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Deaf Jam: Experiencing Music Through A Cochlear Implant

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Circuitous Circuits Evan Weiss
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Painting With Numbers Evan Weiss
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Daniel Craig as James Bond in Skyfall. Chinese censors cut a scene from the movie that they thought made China look weak. Because China is such a huge market, some U.S. moviemakers may choose to avoid portraying China in negative terms. Danjaq/Eon Productions/The Kobal Collection hide caption

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How China's Censors Influence Hollywood

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9 Dead After Shootout Between Rival Biker Gangs In Central Texas

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A Go Go John Scofield

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It's Not A Come-On From A Cult. It's A New Kind Of Poll!

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Breath and Start Blockhead

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In Seoul, Kerry Calls N. Korea Provocations 'Egregious,' 'Reckless'

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