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Episode 4

Jem demonstrates what a calorie is, Dr Yan tests the ability of MPs to calculate risk, and Liz investigates whether we are running out of antibiotics and what will happen if we do.

In the latest episode of the series that reveals your world with a bang, Jem demonstrates what a calorie is by making the team take part in the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race. Dr Yan goes to the Houses of Parliament to meet MPs and test their ability to calculate risk. And Liz investigates whether we are running out of antibiotics and what will happen if we do. Bang also launches the Big Risk Test - take part in what aims to be the biggest ever study of the science of risk.

The programme is co-produced with the Open University. For more ways to put science to the test, go to www.bbc.co.uk/bang and follow the links to the Open University.

30 minutes

Last on

Tue 19 Jul 2011 00:55

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Liz Bonnin
Presenter Liz Bonnin
Presenter Dallas Campbell
Presenter Dallas Campbell
Presenter Jem Stansfield
Presenter Jem Stansfield
Presenter Yan Wong
Series Producer Paul King
Series Producer Paul King
Series Editor Dermot Caulfield

Broadcasts

  • Mon 4 Apr 2011 19:30
  • Mon 4 Apr 2011 20:00
  • Fri 8 Apr 2011 20:30
  • Thu 14 Jul 2011 01:05
  • Tue 19 Jul 2011 00:55

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