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Your nose is armed and readyGettyBy Michael Le PageIt’s been right behind our noses all along but we’ve only just discovered it. When the cells inside your nose sense danger, they release billions of tiny sacs filled with bacteria-killing weapons into the mucus lining. These sacs not only kill bacteria directly, they also warn other cells of the danger and even help arm them against the invaders. This defence system has never been identified before. “We have demonstrated

Exaggerated health claims, corporate funding, unpublished negative results: a new book exposes the way the US food industry hijacks science and fights for answers