Invasion of the Brain Snatchers

Invasion of the Brain Snatchers

Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8 PM

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

Brain Magic: The Power of Placebo

Brain Magic: The Power of Placebo

Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 8 PM

Brain Magic: The Power of Placebos pulls back the curtains on the proof that placebos can have powerful – and real – effects on our mind and body.

Untangling  Alzheimer’s

Untangling Alzheimer’s

Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 8 PM

David Suzuki has a very personal interest in the disease of Alzheimer's because his mother died of it. We join David on an intimate journey as he explores the newest breakthroughs in understanding this devastating disease as well as his own chances of contracting the cruel condition.

Ticked Off: The Mystery of Lyme Disease

Ticked Off: The Mystery of Lyme Disease

Thursday, July 10, 2014 at 8 PM

Lyme disease, a mysterious tick-borne illness, has become one of the fastest-spreading vector borne diseases in North America. Explore how climate change has hastened the spread this devastating disease, one that is often misdiagnosed and mistreated, and is mired in media controversy.

MS Wars: Hope, Science and the Internet

MS Wars: Hope, Science and the Internet

Saturday, June 28, 2014 at 7 PM

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

Lights Out!

Lights Out!

Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 8 PM

Our planet is lit up 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We're addicted to light and we just can't get enough of it. But like anything else that's addictive, could too much be a bad thing?

American Savannah: The Perfect Lawn

American Savannah: The Perfect Lawn

Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 2 PM

Our lawns are one of our simplest pleasures. Grass is a luxury that represents relaxation, freedom, time off and of course, time away from the world of tarmac and concrete. A wild and quirky ride into the world of one of America's longest-standing obsessions, the perfect lawn.

David Suzuki’s Andean Adventure

David Suzuki’s Andean Adventure

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 11 AM

Who would have imagined that some of the boldest and freshest thinking tackling major global issues would come from two little countries in South America? David Suzuki sets off to see first-hand the places that just may represent the cutting edge when it comes to taking on the world's energy, climate and economic crises.

The Perfect Runner

The Perfect Runner

Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 2 PM

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.

Waking the Green Tiger

Waking the Green Tiger

Friday, January 31, 2014 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 Man Who Tweeted Earth

The Man Who Tweeted Earth

Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 7 PM

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

Billion Dollar Caribou

Billion Dollar Caribou

Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 8 PM

In Alberta, woodland caribou's future is like the flip of a coin; heads we pay the price to keep them, tails we pay the price to let them disappear.

The Fruit Hunters: Defenders of Diversity (Part 2 of 2)

The Fruit Hunters: Defenders of Diversity (Part 2 of 2)

Thursday, August 29, 2013 at 8 PM

From the deep jungles of Borneo, the plantations of Honduras, to our frozen fields in Canada, this story takes us around the world to learn what those passionate about fruit are doing to reintroduce diversity back to the produce section.

Suzuki Diaries: Coastal Canada

Suzuki Diaries: Coastal Canada

Monday, April 28, 2014 at 11 AM

A father and daughter set out with hope on a journey of discovery to Canada's three coasts determined to find solutions for a troubled ocean and look signs of a sustainable future.

Myth or Science

Myth or Science

Saturday, June 29, 2013 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.

Geologic Journey II: The Collision Zone, Asia

Geologic Journey II: The Collision Zone, Asia

Saturday, June 1, 2013 at 12 PM

Welcome to the Collision Zone - the fiery unpredictability of Indonesia's volcanoes at one end, the massive Himalayas at the other and millions of years of tectonic tension in between.

Geologic Journey II: The Western Pacific Rim

Geologic Journey II: The Western Pacific Rim

Friday, June 27, 2014 at 11 AM

The Pacific Rim of Fire stands as a living testament to the beauty and danger that powerful geologic forces can deliver. The Pacific Rim is home to half of the world's active volcanoes and ninety percent of the world's earthquakes, yet nearly 800 million people continue to live within its violent edge.

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