All shows in the Science, Nature and the Environment category

  1. Dead Famous DNA

    Dead Famous DNA

    2 Episodes

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    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

  2. The £60,000 Puppy: Cloning Man's Best Friend

    The £60,000 Puppy: Cloning Man's Best Friend

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    British dog owners compete for the chance to have their beloved pooch cloned by a South Korean cloning company

  3. How to Win the Grand National

    How to Win the Grand National

    1 Episode

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    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

  4. The Storms That Stole Christmas

    Storms and Floods

    2 Episodes

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    Two documentaries examine the extreme weather of Christmas 2013 and early 2014, meeting the people who experienced it and asking why it happened

  5. Live from Space

    Live from Space

    3 Episodes

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    A groundbreaking and exciting season of programmes made in collaboration with NASA, taking viewers into space with the astronauts on the International Space Station

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    Food Unwrapped

    3 Series, 18 Episodes

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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

  7. The Year Britain Flooded

    The Year Britain Flooded

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    A look at why the floods of 2012 happened, and the personal stories of the people caught up in them

  8. Meteor Strike: Fireball from Space

    Meteor Strike: Fireball from Space

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    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?

  9. Is Our Weather Getting Worse?

    Is Our Weather Getting Worse?

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    Droughts, violent storms and floods - has 2012 been a freak year or should we prepare for more extreme weather?

  10. Rogue Baboon and Joy Reidenberg

    Inside Nature's Giants

    10 Episodes

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    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.

  11. Dick Strawbridge

    Scrapheap Challenge

    5 Series, 60 Episodes

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    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.

  12. Wild Things

    Wild Things

    6 Episodes

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    Wild Things explores Britain's dramatically changing wildlife by examining what grows where and why

  13. Human Swarm

    Human Swarm

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    Jimmy Doherty reveals new evidence demonstrating how people think and move like members of a herd

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    How to Build a Bionic Man

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    A team of roboticists are creating the first ever complete bionic man. Where could this technology lead?

  15. Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life

    Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life

    3 Episodes

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    Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins asks if science can provide answers to the big questions we used to entrust to religion

  16. Jimmy's Forest

    Jimmy's Forest

    4 Episodes

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    High up in a spectacular tree house, Jimmy Doherty develops an intimate understanding of the inner workings of a British forest

  17. Mammoth

    Extinct

    6 Episodes

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    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.

  18. Home of the Future

    Home of the Future

    5 Episodes

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    A family learn to live with the technology - and the challenges - of the future

  19. Brave New World with Stephen Hawking

    Brave New World with Stephen Hawking

    5 Episodes

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    Professor Stephen Hawking examines how science is striving for humankind's next leap forward

  20. The Year the Earth Went Wild

    The Year the Earth Went Wild

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    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.

  21. Up in Smoke

    Up in Smoke

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    A British scientist is attempting to convince farmers and the authorities to adopt his revolutionary alternative to slash-and-burn farming

  22. Man on the Moon

    In the Shadow of the Moon

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    In this unique documentary, crew members from every Apollo mission that flew to the moon are brought together for the first time to share their remarkable stories

  23. The Farm Revealed

    The Farm Revealed

    5 Episodes

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    A revealing look at how genetic modification, cloning, tissue engineering and other technologies are affecting food production on the farm, and much more

  24. Lucy Taylor and her team are stand behind a 4xe4 jeep

    The Big Monster Dig

    7 Episodes

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    The series that sees intriguing prehistoric mysteries investigated by Lucy Taylor and her team of fossil-hunting experts

  25. Painting the Mind

    Painting the Mind

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    When builder Tommy McHugh and chiropractor Jon Sarkin suffered massive brain traumas, they suddenly revealed a previously hidden talent: to create art that amazed critics and collectors

  26. Dr Gunther von Hagens and Professor John Lee

    Anatomy for Beginners

    4 Episodes

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    Controversial anatomist Dr Gunther von Hagens and pathologist Professor John Lee explore the beauty beneath our skin in a fascinating series of anatomy classes

  27. Children watching the Challenger disaster on TV

    Challenger: Countdown to Disaster

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    Seconds into its tenth mission, the space shuttle Challenger exploded in the skies over Florida, killing all seven crew members. This is the story of how, despite every warning, that tragedy came to pass.

  28. Edge of the Universe

    Edge of the Universe

    3 Episodes

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    In this three-part series the world's leading astronomers and cosmologists reveal extraordinary new discoveries about the shape and structure of the universe and what lies beyond its edge

  29. Equinox: Near Miss

    Equinox

    2 Series, 2 Episodes

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    Revealing how science influences the contemporary world. Equinox programmes cover an eclectic range of subjects, often examining everyday phenomena from an unusual viewpoint.

  30. Fat Plague

    Fat Plague

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    What if you could catch obesity as easily as you catch a common cold? Dr Nikhil Dhurandhar believes that he's found a virus, ad-36, that could be infecting over 30% of Americans.

  31. Gods In The Sky

    Gods in the Sky

    3 Episodes

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    The charismatic professor Allan Chapman brings together the history of astronomy and religion in the most explosive of ways

  32. Timesigns

    4 Episodes

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    Time Team's Mick Aston turns archaeological detective to reveal the hidden stories of ancient landscapes

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