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Koshland Science Museum - Infectious Diseases


To analyse how biological systems function and respond to external changes with reference to interdependencies.

To describe social and technological factors that have influenced scientific developments and to predict how future applications of science and technology may affect people's lives.

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Pain, Pus And Poison (53 Mins) 2014 

Pus - Diseases, like the Black Death and influenza, wiped out millions around the globe. Nothing could stop the infections - until we discovered antibiotics. Presented by Dr Michael Mosle.

Jabbed - Love, Fear And Vaccines (I Hr 25 Mins) 2014 

Looks at the growing trend of vaccine hesitancy around the world, exploring the reasons for complacency and concerns, and highlighting the impact of delaying or refusing immunisation.

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