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Defeating the Hackers

Defeating the Hackers

This is a rather unlikely group of scientists, they're experts in codes and code-breaking... leading researchers in the baffling world of quantum physics. They may have built the most advanced computer in the universe and together they're taking on...

7.44

First Out of Africa

First Out of Africa

On a cluster of islands deep in a Bay of Bengal live a group of people who have hidden away from the modern world. For centuries they fought off anyone who tried to intrude. Marco Polo called them cannibals....

8.24

Science Fraud

Science Fraud

Most of what occurs in the practice of science goes on behind closed doors, beyond the prying eye of the public. Nevertheless science and the scientists who conduct its research seem to enjoy an almost religious-like reverence, having been...

4.08

Adapt or Die!

Adapt or Die!

If nature won't cooperate then why not take control. If for example through genetic manipulation you still don't succeed in creating the perfect crop or animal then why just not create one. Currently Australia is the leader in the...

6.75

Are We Alone?

Are We Alone?

Are we alone and life is an anomalous fact that can only be explained by an unpredictable and uneventful circumstances? Or, life is implicit in the nature of the universe and its appearance anywhere is unavoidable? The systematic search...

7.49

Of Hearts and Minds

Of Hearts and Minds

David Malone is a science documentary filmmaker and he came to Papworth Hospital in Cambridgeshire. He's there at the invitation of Consultant Surgeon Mr. Francis Wells who is going to allow him to watch him perform open heart surgery....

7.28

Earth in 1000 Years

Earth in 1000 Years

Each glacial period is followed by an interglacial period in which temperatures rise and the ice retreats. The Milankovitch cycles are not strong enough by themselves to cause the shift. What they do is get the ball rolling. A...

7.00

The Botany of Desire

The Botany of Desire

They are four of the most ordinary plants. We've always had this idea that we are in charge, but what if, in fact, they have been modeling us? We don't give enough recognition to plants. They have been laboring...

8.73

Testing Homeopathy

Testing Homeopathy

The origins of homeopathy are perhaps understandable. In the 18th Century medicine relied on basic methods such as bloodletting and complex concoctions. The treatment was as likely to make you worse or kill you, as it was to do...

5.71

SciShow: Great Minds

SciShow: Great Minds

SciShow delves into the minds of some of humanity's greatest scientists. Some of them are: Dmitri Mendeleev - brilliant Russian chemist, the man behind the periodic table. Gregor Mendel - the Austrian monk who, with the help of a...

8.02

Mission to Titan

Mission to Titan

Short documentary about Titan, including panoramic images of the planet, the mission to send the probe there and why it holds the secret to life on Earth. Adam Hart-Davies introduces one of the most ambitious space exploration missions ever...

8.18