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OU on TV and radio this week - 03-09-11 to 09-09-11

Updated Friday 2nd September 2011

More Or Less explores the placebo effect, while Bang Goes The Theory gets to grips with its evil twin, the nocebo.

Saturday 3rd September

7.00pm BBC Four Life
The first episode of David Attenborough's massive exploration of life around the planet.
Watch: Five million hungry bats

11.15pm BBC HD Channel Life

Sunday 4th September

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2.15am BBC Four Life

8.00pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less
Statistics taken out into the sunlight, and given a good looking-over - including, this week, the placebo effect.
Watch: Meaningful and meaningless correlations

Monday 5th September

7.30pm BBC One England Bang Goes The Theory
Stem-cell research and meet the evil twin of the placebo, the nocebo.
An introduction to stem cell science

7.30pm BBC Two Scotland & Wales Bang Goes The Theory

Tuesday 6th September

11.00am BBC Radio 4 Saving Species
This week the biodiversity magazine takes a trip to the melting arctic.
Watch: How are icebergs formed, and how do they contribute to sea level change?

Thursday 8th September

9.00pm BBC Radio 4 Saving Species

Friday 9th September

1.30pm BBC Radio 4 More Or Less

7.00pm BBC HD Bang Goes The Theory

8.30pm BBC One Northern Ireland Bang Goes The Theory


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