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OU on the BBC: Bang Goes The Theory 8

Updated Friday, 7th March 2014

In the brand new series 8 of Bang Goes The Theory, the team continues to investigate the sciences that affect our life.

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In the 8th series of Bang Goes The Thoery, Jem, Liz and Maggie investigate more weird and wonderful science stories, including the science to beat flu, a day in the life of the National Grid, The Big Data Revolution, treatment for cancer, our ailling Railways, can we avoid ageing, the technology to mitigate risk from flooding, and the science of disaster relief – and much more. Take a look at our episode-by-episode guide below.

We also have some follow-up articles elaborating on these topics, as we delve inside the science. And don't forget, if something sparks your interest, you can take your learning journey further with an OU course, or, if you just have a point to make or fancy an online debate, you can add a comment at the bottom of any our pages.

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