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Mesopotamian Wound Healing

Episode 5 of 5

Professor Gus McGrouther finds parallels in his wound healing research and early methods recorded on clay tablets. From 2009.

Professor Gus McGrouther finds striking parallels between his wound healing research in Manchester and the earliest methods recorded on Mesopotamian clay tablets.

Five scientists look back to their ancient forebears and examine how much of that early knowledge still stands the test of time.

Producer: Erika Wright

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2009

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13 minutes

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