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Release date- 01092014 - Scientists at the
The exhibit, called A Twisted Bug's Life, is funded by a BBSRC science communication award and will be part of the Great British Bioscience Festival showcasing the best of British bioscience in its 20th anniversary year.
Activities on offer include a giant inflatable human gut, which visitors can walk through to learn more about Campylobacter infection, including its symptoms and how the immune system responds.
Interactive games and demonstrations will raise awareness of the roles that food and environmental pathways play in infection, and how by following some simple food safety rules you can reduce the chances of getting ill.
There will also be a chance for visitors to directly contribute to research by taking part in a hazards perception video challenge to help scientists understand whether or not people are aware of microbiological hazards in the kitchen and the countryside. The challenge has been developed by colleagues at the University of
On 14-16 November, the exhibit will be heading to
A Twisted Bug's Life is free and takes place on Saturday, 20 September,
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