Thursday 23 February at 23:00

Exeter City's Football in the Community deaf team - known as Exeter City Knights - have been boosted by the tune of £1,000 in their attempts to become coaches.
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Thursday 23 February

Scientists at the University of Brighton have moved a step closer to understanding the cause of age-related hearing loss which affects 11 million people in the UK. Hearing loss is believed to originate in non-sensory cells in the cochlea, the auditory portion of the inner ear. The cells are coupled together by ‘gap junctions’ formed of two proteins called connexin 26 and connexin 30. Mutations or

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