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'Scientists reverse hearing loss in gerbils.

Duration: 03:26

Scientific progress has accelerated in recent years within the field of deafness and hearing loss. The recent announcement that some gerbils have been cured of their deafness has been felt as a wonderful scientific development by some, but others are fearful that this could lead a decline and a possible end of Deaf culture. See Hear went along to find out more.

Available since: Tue 11 Dec 2012

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See Hear Series 32, Episode 26

26/38 Featuring the latest in stem cell technology and a meeting with poet Steve Madden.

First broadcast: 12 Dec 2012

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