The uc berkley scientist who headed the study published sept 2011 tht i believe has been linked at TT before received some interesting reporting in scientific american as the article includes somee information not available in the abstract (full publication behind pay wall) and some graphs and quotes and heres one money quote "So. We know the rats’ brains remapped. We know that the individual neurons are more excitable. We know the rats have tinnitus. The question is, can they BLOCK the effect? The idea is that if individual neurons are more excitable, they lack inhibition. Inhibition is usually provided by the neurotransmitter GABA. So if, after hearing loss, you have less GABA signaling, you have excitatory signaling that is uninhibited, and you might get tinnitus. But you don’t KNOW this unless you block the effect. And it worked! When the authors gave drugs to the deafened rats that increased GABA signaling and tested them on conditioned place preference again, the rats began to prefer the dark side, suggesting they weren’t hearing the high pitched tones in their head anymore." http://blogs.scientificamerican.com.../13/tingling-neurons-titillate-your-tinnitus/ --- heres how the research was published at the UC berkley neewspaper and if you read the article there is reference to a comapany called "possit science" that appears to be moving in a commercial direction with the findings http://newscenter.berkeley.edu/2011...y-could-lead-to-new-ways-to-stop-the-ringing/ ---- the original published research paper behind the pay wall is at the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, http://www.pnas.org/content/108/36/14974.abstract --- and here is dr shaowen bao's site at uc berkley http://baolab.org/ ---- im trying to get a line on what possit science is about , i found their web site and it looks very commercial (so im not leaving a link) and kinda put me off but im diggin into it seems like what they are doing is like neuromonics...no?