PTSD: Beyond Trauma

PTSD: Beyond Trauma

Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 8 PM

Most people experience trauma at least once. For many, the memories fade with time. But for some, they make it impossible to move beyond trauma.

Zapped: the buzz about mosquitoes

Zapped: the buzz about mosquitoes

Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 3 PM

The story of our ongoing struggle to conquer a little insect that is both delicate and deadly.

Nuts About Squirrels

Nuts About Squirrels

Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 2 PM

Revealing the hidden world of the urban squirrel with help from robotic squirrels, GPS-tracked acorns and citizen scientists.

The Curious Case of Vitamins and Me

The Curious Case of Vitamins and Me

Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 8 PM

Intrepid filmmaker and health-freak Bryce Sage travels from Washington, D.C. to San Francisco to find out why we really need vitamins and if we should be using supplements.

The Man Who Tweeted Earth

The Man Who Tweeted Earth

Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 3 PM

Through pictures, music and poetry, Canadian Commander Chris Hadfield brings us a view of earth from space that we’ve never seen before.

I Got Rhythm: The Science of Song

I Got Rhythm: The Science of Song

Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 8 PM

Scientists and musicians explore the many ways that music profoundly affects the human body, the brain and human emotions.

Babies: Born to be Good?

Babies: Born to be Good?

Saturday, November 19, 2016 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?

Vital Bonds

Vital Bonds

Thursday, November 17, 2016 at 8 PM

A fascinating journey inside the evolving science of transplants, where breakthrough discoveries are solving the organ crisis and transforming the future of medicine.

Destination: Mars

Destination: Mars

Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 8 PM

Scientists, dreamers and billionaires are rushing to put humans on the red planet. Not just in the future, but now. Will Mars be our new home? The journey has begun.

Invasion of the Brain Snatchers

Invasion of the Brain Snatchers

Parasites brainwashing their hosts -- it sounds like something straight out of science fiction. But this is no horror movie, this is a fascinating, new field of study. From zombie ants to a creature that may be influencing whole human cultures, INVASION OF THE BRAIN SNATCHERS isn't afraid to dive in

The Brain’s Way of Healing

The Brain’s Way of Healing

Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 8 PM

The brain can not only change itself, but it can also heal itself in ways we never thought were possible. Dr. Norman Doidge looks at how energy — light, sound, electricity and motion — awaken the brain's own capacity to heal.

MS Wars: Hope, Science and the Internet

MS Wars: Hope, Science and the Internet

Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 3 PM

Multiple sclerosis patients use social media to engage in an unprecedented battle with the Canadian medical establishment for access to a controversial treatment.

Running on Empty

Running on Empty

Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 8 PM

Forget Disneyland, Silicon Valley and Hollywood. Visit a California desperate after five years of withering drought.

The Kung Fu Meerkats

The Kung Fu Meerkats

Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 3 PM

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

Conversations with Dolphins

Conversations with Dolphins

Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 8 PM

What kind of intelligence is behind dolphin communication, and will humans one day be able to have a conversation with them?

The Autism Enigma

The Autism Enigma

Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 3 PM

Seventy per cent of kids with autism also have severe gastrointestinal symptoms. Could autism actually begin in the gut? An international group of scientists looks for clues to this baffling disorder.

Waking the Green Tiger

Waking the Green Tiger

Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 3 PM

By declaring that nature must be conquered in the name of progress, ChairmanMao ushered in an era of environmental degradation for China. Now, passionateactivists strive to preserve their natural wonders, educate their compatriots andencourage public debate. A look at the brave souls at the forefront of China's new revolution.

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.

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