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  • Jimmy Doherty, Kate Quilton and Matt Tebbut present the food and science series that travels the world to lift the lid on what's really in the food we eat Food Unwrapped Jimmy Doherty, Kate Quilton and Matt Tebbut present the food and science series that travels the world to lift the lid on what's really in the food we eat [S]
  • Mark Evans tracks down remains of some of history's most important and infamous figures, and uses cutting-edge DNA analysis to find out more about what made them who they were Dead Famous DNA Mark Evans tracks down remains of some of history's most important and infamous figures, and uses cutting-edge DNA analysis to find out more about what made them who they were [S]
  • British dog owners compete for the chance to have their beloved pooch cloned by a South Korean cloning company The £60,000 Puppy: Cloning Man's Best Friend British dog owners compete for the chance to have their beloved pooch cloned by a South Korean cloning company [S]
  • Is the truth really out there? Defence journalist Nick Cook investigates the best UFO stories and asks what can be explained away by science - and what defies any rational explanation. UFOs: The Secret Evidence Is the truth really out there? Defence journalist Nick Cook investigates the best UFO stories and asks what can be explained away by science - and what defies any rational explanation. [S]
  • Mark Evans examines what it takes to win the Grand National, drawing on new technology and analysis of horse anatomy to reveal the biological basis of success How to Win the Grand National Mark Evans examines what it takes to win the Grand National, drawing on new technology and analysis of horse anatomy to reveal the biological basis of success [S]
  • Dr Christian Jessen goes undercover to investigate controversial gay 'cures' in the UK and the US Undercover Doctor: Cure Me, I'm Gay Dr Christian Jessen goes undercover to investigate controversial gay 'cures' in the UK and the US [S] [AD]
  • Two documentaries examine the extreme weather of Christmas 2013 and early 2014, meeting the people who experienced it and asking why it happened Storms and Floods Two documentaries examine the extreme weather of Christmas 2013 and early 2014, meeting the people who experienced it and asking why it happened [S] [AD]
  • The story of five major storms that battered the UK, and the people who survived them Britain's Killer Storms The story of five major storms that battered the UK, and the people who survived them [S]
  • In the first weeks of February 2009, Britain suffered its worst snow falls in 18 years. This film explores the possible factors behind the highly unusual weather. Snowstorm: Britain's Big Freeze In the first weeks of February 2009, Britain suffered its worst snow falls in 18 years. This film explores the possible factors behind the highly unusual weather. [S]
  • A groundbreaking and exciting season of programmes made in collaboration with NASA, taking viewers into space with the astronauts on the International Space Station Live from Space A groundbreaking and exciting season of programmes made in collaboration with NASA, taking viewers into space with the astronauts on the International Space Station [S]
  • The science behind the earthquake and tsunami that have devastated Japan Japan's Tsunami: How It Happened The science behind the earthquake and tsunami that have devastated Japan [S]
  • TV weatherman Alex Beresford explores the mysteries behind some of the world's most bizarre weather The World's Weirdest Weather TV weatherman Alex Beresford explores the mysteries behind some of the world's most bizarre weather [S] [AD]
  • A look at why the floods of 2012 happened, and the personal stories of the people caught up in them The Year Britain Flooded A look at why the floods of 2012 happened, and the personal stories of the people caught up in them [S]
  • December 2010 was the coldest in Britain since records began. This film tells the story of the extreme weather of 2010, and explores the science behind why Britain came to a frozen halt. The Year Britain Froze December 2010 was the coldest in Britain since records began. This film tells the story of the extreme weather of 2010, and explores the science behind why Britain came to a frozen halt. [S]
  • What's the likelihood of Earth being struck by another meteorite like the one in Russia? And what can be done to protect our planet? Meteor Strike: Fireball from Space What's the likelihood of Earth being struck by another meteorite like the one in Russia? And what can be done to protect our planet? [S]
  • Droughts, violent storms and floods - has 2012 been a freak year or should we prepare for more extreme weather? Is Our Weather Getting Worse? Droughts, violent storms and floods - has 2012 been a freak year or should we prepare for more extreme weather? [S]
  • The award-winning series that gets under the skin of the largest animals on the planet. Most wildlife documentaries show how animals behave, but by exploring their anatomy, Inside Nature's Giants reveals how these creatures really work. Inside Nature's Giants The award-winning series that gets under the skin of the largest animals on the planet. Most wildlife documentaries show how animals behave, but by exploring their anatomy, Inside Nature's Giants reveals how these… [S]
  • Egyptologist Dr Chris Naunton investigates evidence that the Boy King's mummy was burnt, and uncovers clues that may solve the enigma of what caused the young pharaoh's death Tutankhamun: The Mystery of the Burnt Mummy Egyptologist Dr Chris Naunton investigates evidence that the Boy King's mummy was burnt, and uncovers clues that may solve the enigma of what caused the young pharaoh's death [S]
  • Teams compete each week to construct a junk machine, using only what they can scavenge from the scrapheap. Every series builds to a final contest - and the crowning of a champion team. Scrapheap Challenge Teams compete each week to construct a junk machine, using only what they can scavenge from the scrapheap. Every series builds to a final contest - and the crowning of a champion team. [S]
  • Wild Things explores Britain's dramatically changing wildlife by examining what grows where and why Wild Things Wild Things explores Britain's dramatically changing wildlife by examining what grows where and why [S]
  • Jimmy Doherty reveals new evidence demonstrating how people think and move like members of a herd Human Swarm Jimmy Doherty reveals new evidence demonstrating how people think and move like members of a herd [S]
  • Olympian Michael Johnson makes a personal genealogical and scientific journey to discover if African American and Caribbean athletes are successful as a result of slavery Michael Johnson: Survival of the Fastest Olympian Michael Johnson makes a personal genealogical and scientific journey to discover if African American and Caribbean athletes are successful as a result of slavery [S]
  • An examination of the 48-foot-long titanoboa and how its discovery affects our understanding of prehistory The World's Largest Snake An examination of the 48-foot-long titanoboa and how its discovery affects our understanding of prehistory [S]
  • A team of roboticists are creating the first ever complete bionic man. Where could this technology lead? How to Build a Bionic Man A team of roboticists are creating the first ever complete bionic man. Where could this technology lead? [S]
  • Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins asks if science can provide answers to the big questions we used to entrust to religion Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins asks if science can provide answers to the big questions we used to entrust to religion [S] [AD]
  • High up in a spectacular tree house, Jimmy Doherty develops an intimate understanding of the inner workings of a British forest Jimmy's Forest High up in a spectacular tree house, Jimmy Doherty develops an intimate understanding of the inner workings of a British forest [S]
  • Of all the species that have ever existed, 99.9% are now extinct. This documentary brings to life the compelling stories of these lost creatures and solves the mystery of their demise. Extinct Of all the species that have ever existed, 99.9% are now extinct. This documentary brings to life the compelling stories of these lost creatures and solves the mystery of their demise. [S]
  • Britain's top scientific names tell the story of the British science and ingenuity that has been at the forefront of some of history's greatest advances Genius of Britain Britain's top scientific names tell the story of the British science and ingenuity that has been at the forefront of some of history's greatest advances [S]
  • A family learn to live with the technology - and the challenges - of the future Home of the Future A family learn to live with the technology - and the challenges - of the future [S]
  • Documentary series featuring true stories of men and women who suddenly found themselves face-to-face with the raw, ferocious power of the elements Force of Nature Documentary series featuring true stories of men and women who suddenly found themselves face-to-face with the raw, ferocious power of the elements [S]
  • Professor Stephen Hawking examines how science is striving for humankind's next leap forward Brave New World with Stephen Hawking Professor Stephen Hawking examines how science is striving for humankind's next leap forward [S]
  • 2011 was a year of epic-scale climate and geological events across the world. This film looks back on a year of natural disasters, all caught on camera in spectacular fashion. The Year the Earth Went Wild 2011 was a year of epic-scale climate and geological events across the world. This film looks back on a year of natural disasters, all caught on camera in spectacular fashion. [S]
  • Professor Stephen Hawking answers some of the biggest questions in science, from the awe-inspiring energy of the Big Bang through to the end of time itself Stephen Hawking's Universe Professor Stephen Hawking answers some of the biggest questions in science, from the awe-inspiring energy of the Big Bang through to the end of time itself [S] [AD]
  • Tony Robinson presents this spectacular five-part series investigating the history of natural disasters, from the planet's beginnings to the present day Catastrophe Tony Robinson presents this spectacular five-part series investigating the history of natural disasters, from the planet's beginnings to the present day [S]
  • A British scientist is attempting to convince farmers and the authorities to adopt his revolutionary alternative to slash-and-burn farming Up in Smoke A British scientist is attempting to convince farmers and the authorities to adopt his revolutionary alternative to slash-and-burn farming [S]
  • Dr Nick Middleton of Oxford University investigates some of Britain's most extreme weather conditions, to find out how they are caused and why they are so dangerous Britain's Worst Weather Dr Nick Middleton of Oxford University investigates some of Britain's most extreme weather conditions, to find out how they are caused and why they are so dangerous [S]
  • Tony Robinson examines how changes in climate have affected humans throughout history and asks what we can learn as we face our own climate crisis today Man on Earth Tony Robinson examines how changes in climate have affected humans throughout history and asks what we can learn as we face our own climate crisis today [S]
  • Nuclear waste remains hazardous to human life for at least 100,000 years. A huge bunker is being built in Finland to store some of it. This True Stories film examines the consequences. Nuclear Eternity Nuclear waste remains hazardous to human life for at least 100,000 years. A huge bunker is being built in Finland to store some of it. This True Stories film examines the consequences. [S]
  • Commemorating the anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, this documentary based on Mario Pertucci's poem tells the story of the people who dealt with the catastrophe at ground level Heavy Water Commemorating the anniversary of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, this documentary based on Mario Pertucci's poem tells the story of the people who dealt with the catastrophe at ground level [S]
  • An examination of the megafauna - huge Australian creatures including a giant wombat, a massive kangaroo and the earth's biggest flightless bird - and why they died out 60,000 years ago Death of the Megabeasts An examination of the megafauna - huge Australian creatures including a giant wombat, a massive kangaroo and the earth's biggest flightless bird - and why they died out 60,000 years ago [S]