The Perfect Runner

The Perfect Runner

Did we run before we could think? As scientists discover that the first humans were endurance runners unparalleled on the Africa savannah, The Perfect Runner asks what today's runners can learn from our evolutionary past.

The Equalizer

The Equalizer

Thursday, August 4, 2016 at 8 PM

Are today’s world record holders really better than athletic legends of the past? The Equalizer puts today's athletes to the test.

Puffin Patrol

Puffin Patrol

Thursday, July 28, 2016 at 8 PM

Travel from Newfoundland’s rocky shores to Maine and Wales to meet the colourful and intriguing Atlantic puffin and learn what these intriguing little birds can teach us about the dangers facing our natural world.

While You Were Sleeping

While You Were Sleeping

Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 8 PM

Dr. Jennifer Gardy takes an incredible journey deep into the mysterious world of sleep to discover the secrets that could change our lives

The Nano Revolution: More than Human

The Nano Revolution: More than Human

Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 3 PM

Imagine a science that promises radical developments in cell re-generation, our ability to repair lost or damaged tissues. Imagine a science that could extend life, revolutionize medical practice. But, what new issues will we face?

Eagles Next Door

Eagles Next Door

Thursday, July 14, 2016 at 8 PM

Bald Eagles have gone from the brink of extinction to record highs in fifty years - and landed right in our backyards.

Sonic Magic: The Wonder and Science of Sound

Sonic Magic: The Wonder and Science of Sound

Thursday, July 7, 2016 at 8 PM

Though our world is full of sound, we only notice the noise. Sound can thrill, delight, warn, and scare us. But there's much more to the story. Sound can cure the sick and make the blind see. Yes, it really can. Oh, and change the taste of food too. Sonic Magic indeed.

The Nano Revolution: Welcome to Nano City

The Nano Revolution: Welcome to Nano City

Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 3 PM

We're at the beginning of a revolution that will harness the world of the infinitesimally small... the nano universe. But most of us will never notice its arrival because this technology is invisible.

Myth or Science

Myth or Science

Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 3 PM

Scientist Jennifer Gardy turns her critical eye towards the myths, lies, misunderstandings and errors behind the headlines, putting the science of the daily news to the test both in the lab and on the streets.

Ocean Magic at Night

Ocean Magic at Night

Thursday, June 23, 2016 at 8 PM

Cameraman and marine biologist Rick Rosenthal captures for the first time on camera, Earth's biggest migration — the nightly movement of billions of animals from the ocean's depths to its surface and back.

The Antibiotic Hunters

The Antibiotic Hunters

Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 8 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.

Carpe Diem: A Fishy Tale

Carpe Diem: A Fishy Tale

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 8 PM

Asian Carp are here to stay - and within 100 km of invading the Great Lakes. Despite best efforts in shooting, electrocuting, poisoning and angling them, they multiply like rabbits. It makes them a substantial threat to fresh water eco-systems.

Return of the Prairie Bandit

Return of the Prairie Bandit

Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 3 PM

The black-footed ferret, once the most endangered species in the world, is now being reintroduced back to Canada's prairie landscape.

Pets, Vets and Debts

Pets, Vets and Debts

Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 8 PM

More than half of Canadian households own a pet — keeping them healthy has grown into a billion dollar industry. What lengths will people go for their furry friends?

Suzuki@80

Suzuki@80

Thursday, March 24, 2016 at 8 PM

Think you know David Suzuki? Think again. On his 80th birthday we reveal the man behind the image

Wolverine: Ghost of the Northern Forest

Wolverine: Ghost of the Northern Forest

Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 8 PM

The wolverine is a creature of myth and misunderstanding. Filmmaker Andrew Manske sets out with his camera to uncover the truth about them.

Trapped in a Human Zoo

Trapped in a Human Zoo

Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 8 PM

A forgotten diary tells the story of Labrador Inuit trapped in the world of human zoos in Europe, in the 19th century. Now a new chapter is about to be written.

The Great Human Odyssey: Journey’s End

The Great Human Odyssey: Journey’s End

Saturday, January 30, 2016 at 3 PM

Early humans eventually colonized Australia, the South Pacific and the Americas. But how did our ancestors master the oceans? Learn how new discoveries in ancient DNA research are changing our understanding of the earliest sea voyages, from Easter Island to the Bering Strait.

Call of the Baby Beluga

Call of the Baby Beluga

Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 8 PM

A journey through the amazing world of the endangered St. Lawrence beluga whales and the scientists who have worked for decades against long odds to help them.

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