Bang Goes The Theory 7: Episode 1

Updated Friday 22nd February 2013

This week the Bang team reveal the science behind plastics.

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This week the team put plastics on trial to find out if they really are as much of a health risk as some might believe – discovering some surprising new medical uses along the way.

Bang Goes The Theory can be seen on BBC One (England and Scotland) on Monday 4th March 2013 at 7.30pm, and BBC Two (Northern Ireland and Wales) on Tuesday 5th March at 7.00pm. Full schedule and iPlayer links are on bbc.co.uk. Read more about the current series.

 

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