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The Strange Case of Peking Man

The Strange Case of Peking Man

2001, Science

One of history's most profound archeological discoveries occurred at an excavation site outside of Beijing during the 1920s when hundreds of fossilized fragments were unearthed. Upon examination, it was determined that these fossils belonged to...

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The First Human

The First Human

2001, Science

In February of 2001, a group of British, French and Kenyan scientists announced a breakthrough discovery. An earlier excavation in Kenya had unearthed a series of bones believed to belong to our earliest human ancestors. The enormous implications of...

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The Greedy Brain

The Greedy Brain

2014, Science

The human brain is often referred to as the ultimate supercomputer. Medical science has much to learn about the cerebral capacity of our species, but they've begun to make profound strides in one particular area of research. Can the power of the brain...

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The Immortalists

The Immortalists

2014, Science

Is there such a thing as a cure for aging? A pair of medical researchers are betting there is, and they've dedicated their lives to finding it. The Immortalists follows their efforts as they work to unlock the secret to never-ending life. Dr. Bill...

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Mind Field: Isolation

Mind Field: Isolation

2017, Science

In one sense, our global society is more connected now than ever before. In another, we've never been more isolated. This generation's devotion to social media platforms has given birth to a lack of person-to-person engagement. Meanwhile, our thirst...

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Death of the Sun

Death of the Sun

2006, Science

The Sun sustains all life on our planet. As we frolic and bask under the warmth of its glow, little do we realize how it may one day have the power to destroy us as well. Death of the Sun, produced by the renowned Naked Science series, outlines the...

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Before the Big Bang

Before the Big Bang

2016, Science

If the big bang marked the beginning of our universe, then what existed before it? The four-part documentary series titled Before the Big Bang explores various theories which seek to explain this intriguing mystery. We know that hundreds of billions...

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Day of the Asteroid

Day of the Asteroid

2016, Science

Hollywood movies have long thrilled in showing us the catastrophic aftermath of an asteroid making direct impact with our planet. As explored in the compelling documentary Day of the Asteroid, this possibility is far from manufactured fantasy. Our...

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Moon Mysteries

Moon Mysteries

2006, Science

The Moon is our planet's closest neighbor. It's responsible for our tides, seasons, the stabilization of our axis, and the length of our days and nights. Without it, most life forms on Earth would likely not exist. But how much do we really know about...

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Einstein's Extraordinary Universe

Einstein's Extraordinary Universe

2015, Science

One hundred years have passed since Albert Einstein first unleashed his highly influential Theory of General Relativity unto the world. These revelations charted a future course of scientific pursuit, and never cease to inform our understanding of the...

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