Changing Your Mind

Changing Your Mind

Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 2 PM

Once thought to be incapable of fundamental change, our growing awareness of the adult brain's capacity for neuroplasticity is opening new doors to treatments for diseases and disorders once thought incurable.

The Antibiotic Hunters

The Antibiotic Hunters

Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 7 PM

Increasing resistance to antibiotics has been called “the most pressing global health problem of our time”. A new documentary travels to an ocean reef, a rainforest canopy, a frigid cave and even the mouth of a giant lizard — all in the urgent search for new antibiotics.

Jellyfish Rule!

Jellyfish Rule!

Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 8 PM

No brains, no backbone, no problem! 600 million years ago jellyfish ruled the oceans. Now these mysterious and magnificent creatures may be taking over the oceans once again. Only this time, they’re doing it with our help.

SongbirdSOS

SongbirdSOS

Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 7 PM

'It seems inconceivable that we have lost almost half the songbirds that filled our skies only 40 years ago. SongbirdSOS takes a journey with the birds to discover why this is happening and what we can do about it.

Darwin’s Brave New World: Publish and Be Damned

Darwin’s Brave New World: Publish and Be Damned

Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 3 PM

The extraordinary and often harrowing story of Charles Darwin's 30-year struggle to piece together the mystifying puzzle he saw in nature, and publish his theory on the evolution of life on earth. Part 3

Two of a Kind

Two of a Kind

Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 8 PM

Director Leora Eisen asks why her identical twin was diagnosed with leukemia and she wasn't. A look at how twins are solving medical mysteries as researchers examine the differences between them.

The Kung Fu Meerkats

The Kung Fu Meerkats

Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 7 PM

A close-up look at a family of meerkats faced with surviving some of Africa's toughest drought conditions in the Kalahari desert.

Darwin’s Brave New World: Evolutions

Darwin’s Brave New World: Evolutions

Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 3 PM

The extraordinary and often harrowing story of Charles Darwin's 30-year struggle to piece together the mystifying puzzle he saw in nature, and publish his theory on the evolution of life on earth. Part 2

Myth or Science 3: You Are What You Eat

Myth or Science 3: You Are What You Eat

Thursday, August 6, 2015 at 8 PM

Jennifer Gardy takes an extraordinary scientific journey to put food claims to the test and discover if they’re science fact or science fiction.

Dreams of the Future

Dreams of the Future

Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 7 PM

Dr. Jennifer Gardy explores current scientific research that will impact us all in the future looking at everything from 3D printing body parts to driverless car and tree cloning.

Darwin’s Brave New World: Origins

Darwin’s Brave New World: Origins

Saturday, August 1, 2015 at 3 PM

The extraordinary and often harrowing story of Charles Darwin's 30-year struggle to piece together the mystifying puzzle he saw in nature, and publish his theory on the evolution of life on earth. Part 1

The Cholesterol Question

The Cholesterol Question

Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 8 PM

If high cholesterol equals heart attacks, why do half of the victims have “normal” levels?

The Mystery of the Monsoon

The Mystery of the Monsoon

Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 8 PM

A look at the vast seasonal weather system that permeates and unifies India, shaping the conditions of existence for its billion-plus inhabitants.

Uakarai: Secrets of the Red Monkey

Uakarai: Secrets of the Red Monkey

Sunday, July 5, 2015 at 2 PM

A journey into the rainforests of the Peruvian amazon to investigate the mysterious Red Uakari monkey, never before filmed in the wild.

The Secret Life of Pigeons

The Secret Life of Pigeons

Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 7 PM

Over the centuries, we've relied on pigeons for everything from food, to vital communications to entertainment and to brain science. A look at these humble but amazing creatures in a new and beautiful light.

Decoding Desire

Decoding Desire

Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 8 PM

From preening peacocks to promiscuous primates, what do animals reveal about our own sexual behaviour? Explore how sexual diversity and the experience of pleasure itself may be the key to species survival.

Gorilla Doctors

Gorilla Doctors

Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 7 PM

A team of veterinarians provide extreme medical care to save the wild mountain gorillas of Africa from extinction.

Programmed to be Fat?

Programmed to be Fat?

Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 3 PM

New science links man-made chemicals to the global obesity epidemic. Man-made chemicals may be programming us to be fat - before we're even born.

Babies: Born to be Good?

Babies: Born to be Good?

Saturday, June 20, 2015 at 3 PM

A lively look at the moral trajectory of children from the first months of life onward. Blending scientific research and scenes of children in their own environments, we explore the question: where does our moral compass come from?

Stonehenge Uncovered

Stonehenge Uncovered

Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 8 PM

The biggest archaeological survey ever conducted of the Stonehenge landscape finds new evidence of a lost civilization.

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