The Nature of Things | Season 2011-2012, Episode 6 | Jan 3, 2013 | 45:14

Myth or Science

Myth or Science puts the headlines and "old wives' tales" under the microscope, in the lab and out on the streets.

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The Nature of Things - The Secret Life of PigeonsNov 20, 2014 | 44:42The Nature of Things The Secret Life of Pigeons VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things The Secret Life of Pigeons Nov 20, 2014 | 44:42They're part of the city landscape just about everywhere: a marvel in the air, fun to feed and a testament to nature's resilience. But as we'll discover pigeons are also misunderstood.
The Nature of Things - The Great Butterfly HuntDec 4, 2014 | 44:43The Nature of Things The Great Butterfly Hunt VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things The Great Butterfly Hunt Dec 4, 2014 | 44:43The remarkable Monarch migration, the most incredible insect migration on Earth, and the determined Canadian scientist who spent 40 years trying to discover exactly where the butterflies mysteriously disappeared when they flew south for winter.
The Nature of Things - Safe Haven for ChimpsMar 12, 2015 | 44:45The Nature of Things Safe Haven for Chimps VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things Safe Haven for Chimps Mar 12, 2015 | 44:45The touching story of how some very special chimpanzees find sanctuary and a new family when they retire from a life in the lab.
The Nature of Things - Stonehenge UncoveredOct 9, 2014 | 44:45The Nature of Things Stonehenge Uncovered VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things Stonehenge Uncovered Oct 9, 2014 | 44:45Radar technology and a new age of archeology reveal the most complete picture yet of Stonehenge in its heyday.
The Nature of Things - The Cholesterol QuestionOct 30, 2014 | 44:43The Nature of Things The Cholesterol Question VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things The Cholesterol Question Oct 30, 2014 | 44:43In the puzzling mystery of heart disease, is cholesterol the big, bad culprit we've been led to believe?
The Nature of Things - Lights Out!Jun 5, 2014 | 45:14The Nature of Things Lights Out! VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things Lights Out! Jun 5, 2014 | 45:14We explore how the type of light we are exposed to in the hours between dusk and bedtime can play tricks on our bodies and cancel the healthful benefits naturally triggered by the absence of light.
The Nature of Things - Nuts About SquirrelsSep 6, 2014 | 45:12The Nature of Things Nuts About Squirrels VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things Nuts About Squirrels Sep 6, 2014 | 45:12Revealing the hidden world of the urban squirrel with help from robotic squirrels, GPS-tracked acorns and citizen scientists.
The Nature of Things - The Norse: An Arctic MysteryMay 15, 2014 | 45:13The Nature of Things The Norse: An Arctic Mystery VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things The Norse: An Arctic Mystery May 15, 2014 | 45:13An intrepid Arctic archaeologist is on the verge of proving that the first meeting between Europeans and North Americans happened centuries before Christopher Columbus. There are the tantalizing bits of evidence, like the Norse ship station in Newfoundland. But nothing has been found there or anywhere else to suggest that Arctic peoples and the Norse met face to face a thousand years ago... Until now.
The Nature of Things - Decoding DesireNov 6, 2014 | 44:45The Nature of Things Decoding Desire VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things Decoding Desire Nov 6, 2014 | 44:45New discoveries are shattering old assumptions about sex and the sexes. Biologists are analyzing human and animal sexual behaviour from courtship to the catch, foreplay to consummation. Decoding Desire takes us on a voyage of discovery into the fascinating science of the mating game.
The Nature of Things - Wild Canada: Eps 2 - The Wild WestSep 16, 2014 | 44:48The Nature of Things Wild Canada: Eps 2 - The Wild West VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things Wild Canada: Eps 2 - The Wild West Sep 16, 2014 | 44:48Intimate and epic stories of wilderness from salmon-eating wolves to battling bighorn sheep high in the Rockies, and ice-covered grizzly bears in the far north.
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The Nature of Things Wild Canada: Eps. 4 - Ice Edge Sep 18, 2014 | 44:45The Arctic is populated by survivors. Here caribou calves dance across the tundra and polar bear cubs discover ice for the first time in the country's harshest climate.
The Nature of Things - How To Be A Wild ElephantSep 11, 2014 | 44:49The Nature of Things How To Be A Wild Elephant VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things How To Be A Wild Elephant Sep 11, 2014 | 44:49Orphan elephant Sities leaves the safety of a Kenyan sanctuary and begins her journey back to the wild.
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The Nature of Things The Beaver Whisperers Sep 26, 2013 | 44:49The Beaver Whisperers reveals a new role for our national symbol as ecological superhero.
The Nature of Things - The Great Human Odyssey:  The Adaptable ApeFeb 19, 2015 | 44:41The Nature of Things The Great Human Odyssey: The Adaptable Ape VideoClosed Captions available
The Nature of Things The Great Human Odyssey: The Adaptable Ape Feb 19, 2015 | 44:41How did we become our planet's only global species, at home in every environment on Earth. Learn how our ancestors found a way through the deserts and out of Africa. And discover how we survived the Ice Age.

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