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This week the team find out if planes really are the incubators of disease we think they are, while Liz explains why antibiotics are running out.
Bang Goes The Theory can be seen on BBC One (England and Scotland) on Monday 11th March 2013 at 7.30pm, and BBC Two (Northern Ireland and Wales) on Tuesday 12th March at 7.00pm. Full schedule and iPlayer links are on bbc.co.uk. Read more about the current series.
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