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Bang Goes The Theory 7: Episode 3

Updated Friday 22nd February 2013

This week the Bang team reveal the science behind sugar.

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This week the team put sugar on trial to see whether it really deserves it's bad health reputation. Jem sets out to make some pure, white, granulated sugar of his own; Maggie discovers how sugar is being used to preserve life-saving vaccines, while Liz explores the power sugar has to switch on our brains.

Bang Goes The Theory can be seen on BBC One (England and Scotland) on Monday 18th March 2013 at 7.30pm, and BBC Two (Northern Ireland and Wales) on Tuesday 19th March at 7.00pm. Full schedule and iPlayer links are on bbc.co.uk. Read more about the current series.

 

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