Relief at hand for damaged vocal cords?

In case you missed this Bloomberg story earlier in the week, hope is blooming for singers whose vocal cords have been damaged by cancer.

MIT scientist Bob Langer has developed a vibrating gel that simulates the action of healthy cords. Trials start early in the new year.

Supporters of Langer’s research include Julie Andrews and The Who’s Roger Daltrey, both of whom have undergone laryngeal surgery.

Read more here.

Julie Andrews

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