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Yesterday, Associate Professor Mathilda Mommersteeg appeared on three BBC radio programmes to discuss her British Heart Foundation funded research into the Mexican cavefish's remarkable heart and its potential to change the lives of people with damaged hearts.

 

BBC Radio Oxford, Howard Bentham - starting soon after 4.20pm (23 minutes in).

 

BBC Radio 4, Today - starting at 8.40pm (2 hours 40 minutes in).

 

BBC World Service, Newsday - closing the show at 49 minutes and 30 seconds in.

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