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?

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.

The Great Butterfly Hunt

The Great Butterfly Hunt

Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 8 PM

Canadian scientist Fred Urquhart unravels the mystery of the monarch's winter home.

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.

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.

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