The Nature of ThingsMS Wars: Hope, Science and The InternetJun 28, 2014 | 45:14Multiple sclerosis patients use social media to engage in an unprecedented battle with the Canadian medical establishment for access to a controversial treatment.
The Nature of ThingsSurviving The Teenage BrainMay 3, 2014 | 45:12International experts in human development present surprising new research that explains the peculiarities and immense power and potential of the teen brain. This new perspective could change the way we school, parent and motivate these transitional homo sapiens. It might even make them easier to live with!
The Nature of ThingsPolar Bears: A Summer OdysseyAug 8, 2013 | 45:11Polar bears as you have never seen them before including the story of a young polar bear's epic migration through the icy waters of Hudson Bay and his subsequent adventures on land.
The Nature of ThingsMysteries of the Animal MindNov 29, 2012 | 45:14Scientists are exploring the complex mysteries of the animal consciousness. In Mysteries of the Animal Mind we meet the researchers who are finding growing evidence of compassion, cooperation, altruism, empathy, intelligence and communication in all sorts of different species.
The Nature of ThingsThe Emperor's Lost HarbourSep 13, 2012 | 45:13An archeological sensation has been discovered in Istanbul, Turkey. The discovery of the Emperor's Lost Harbour - a lost city that was home to 500,000 in Byzantine times.
The Nature of ThingsThe Suzuki Diaries: Future CitiesSep 6, 2012 | 45:15In a new installment of "Suzuki Diaries", David and his daughter, Sarika, travel to some of Canada's biggest cities, seeking the most innovative and passionate initiatives which address our cities' vitality, growth and survival.
The Nature of ThingsThe American TigerAug 23, 2012 | 45:13Today, there are more tigers living in captivity in the United States than there are in the wild. They live in private homes, ranches and zoos and their numbers are growing. In this fascinating portrait of The American Tiger, we explore the relationship between human and beast in the context of the 21st century's wild tiger crisis.
The Nature of ThingsProgrammed To Be Fat?Aug 2, 2012 | 45:12New 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.
The Nature of ThingsThe Autism EnigmaJul 26, 2012 | 45:13Autism has increased by an astounding 600 per cent in the last 20 years. The emerging theme is that autism, while possibly stemming from genetic vulnerability, is triggered by environmental factors. Is it something in our Western lifestyle?
The Nature of ThingsWaking the Green TigerJul 19, 2012 | 45:13We explore the thoughts of today's Chinese about nature and the environment, in their hearts and minds, and their influence on the future. A great deal is at stake, both for China and the rest of the world.
The Nature of ThingsThe Jungle PrescriptionJun 28, 2012 | 45:13Dr. Gabor Maté works with some of the worst addicts on Vancouver's lower eastside - could a botanical potion from the Amazon possibly help these long-term patients?
The Nature of ThingsSave My Lake!Jun 22, 2012 | 45:08There is a mystery blooming in Lake Winnipeg's waters and it is one that science is only now waking up to. We'll investigate what's happening to Lake Winnipeg.