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.

One Ocean: The Changing Sea

One Ocean: The Changing Sea

Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 2 PM

Explore some of the most stunning underwater locations in the world and set sail on a scientific race to predict the fate of the global ocean.

Myth or Science 2: The Quest for Perfection

Myth or Science 2: The Quest for Perfection

Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 8 PM

The intrepid Dr. Jennifer Gardy is back to do whatever it takes to put health and science claims to the grindstone and help us in our quest for perfection.

One Ocean: Mysteries of the Deep Sea

One Ocean: Mysteries of the Deep Sea

Sunday, June 7, 2015 at 2 PM

Starting in the deepest part of the ocean, take a secret and magical world of bizarre creatures and new discoveries deep beneath the surface.

The Real Avatar

The Real Avatar

Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 3 PM

In James Cameron's film, Avatar, an alien tribe on the distant planet of Pandora fights the human invaders bent on mining their forest home. Instead of Pandora, think Peru.

The Beaver Whisperers

The Beaver Whisperers

Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 8 PM

A growing number of scientists, conservationists and grass-roots environmentalists see the beaver as a much overlooked tool when it comes to reversing the disastrous effects of global warming and world-wide water shortages.

The Buffalo Wolves

The Buffalo Wolves

Sunday, May 31, 2015 at 2 PM

Wildlife filmmaker Jeff Turner travels to Wood Buffalo National Park to witness the one place on earth where wolves prey on buffalo.

Planet Hunters

Planet Hunters

Saturday, May 30, 2015 at 3 PM

Are we alone in the universe? Planet hunters are finding new planets far across our galaxy

Where Am I?

Where Am I?

Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 8 PM

Explore the skills we use to find our way around. Some of us seem to always know where we are, while others rarely do. What makes the difference?

One Ocean: Birth of an Ocean

One Ocean: Birth of an Ocean

Sunday, May 24, 2015 at 2 PM

Explore the ocean's tumultuous history and how the ocean transformed the earth into the livable, blue planet it is today.

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