Wednesday, January 20, 2010


Check this Horizon documentary on viruses out, its on BBC iplayer for a limited time. Not sure if you can get it in different countries however. I got recommended it by my Biology teacher, its quite interesting stuff.

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"Just a matter of months ago, the world stood in fear of an emerging new disease that threatened to kill millions. A new flu variant H1N1 had arrived. In the UK alone, 65,000 deaths were predicted. Yet to date, these dire warnings have not materialised. 

If this latest pandemic has taught anything, it is just how little is understood about the invisible world of viruses. But that has not stopped scientists trying.

Horizon follows the leading researchers from across the world, who are attempting to unravel the many secrets of viruses to understand when and Broadcast on:
BBC HD, 11:05pm Tuesday 19th January 2010
60 minutes
Available until:
12:04am Wednesday 27th January 2010
Audio Described, Sign Zone, Factual, Science & Nature"

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