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Naked Scientists episode

Sun, 13th Nov 2005

Parasites, Hookworms and Allergies

This week Professor David Pritchard from Nottingham University gets to the bottom of why parasites can get rid of allergies, Professor Elizabeth Bernays from the University of Arizona describes how caterpillars use plant-toxin chemical warfare to fend off parasites, Dr Chris visits Westbourne High School in Ipswich to run fitness experiments for Healthcare Science Week, and Dave and Derek go bang with an explosive electrolysis experiment in the Naked Scientists Laboratory.

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