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Bang Goes The Theory 5: Episode 4

Updated Thursday 25th August 2011

This week the Bang team investigate stem cells, memory and the nocebo effect

bang s5e4 Liz Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC Liz Bonnin looks at stem cells

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This week, the team puts more science to the test. Liz Bonnin investigates new stem-cell research that could change the face of organ transplant surgery, Dr Yan Wong tries out the Nocebo effect (placebo's evil twin), and at a memory boot camp Dallas Campbell discovers how to remember where he left his keys.

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