Biology

Australian Story - Back of His Mind (David Murrell)

In 2011, 35 year old fashion photographer David Murrell was told he had just months to live. A tumour the size of an orange was removed from his brain. It was the worst kind of highly aggressive cance...

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Reptilian Battleground

For most of the year Crab Island, off Australia’s north coast seems like a piece of paradise. But from early May, dark forces are unleashed, as the players in a remarkable drama begin to show up. No...

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Catalyst - Little Wonders: Medical Nanotechnology

The most exciting breakthroughs in medicine are happening in the smallest of scales - in the world of micro, nano and quantum technology. By thinking big but working small, scientists are revolutioni...

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Catalyst - Heart of the Matter

Episode 1 - Dietary Villains Dr Maryanne Demasi investigates the science behind the long established claims that saturated fat causes heart disease by raising cholesterol. We follow the road which l...

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Kids on Speed?

Kids on Speed? is a hybrid of observational documentary, factual intervention and social experiment. Working together for the first time, a team of experts, led by dynamic Clinical Psychologist Profes...

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Australian Story - Cracking the Code

The Damiani family's story has been described as a breathtaking example of how medicine can be transformed by the determination of ordinary people. Four years ago, Stephen and Sally Damiani's baby son...

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The Search for the Ocean's Super Predator

In the depths of Australias Southern Ocean a Great White Shark is savagely attacked by a far larger mystery predator. An electronic tracking device attached to its fin records a high-speed underwater...

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Hunting the Elements

Everything on the planet – including us – is made of them, but how many of us understand them? David Pogue explains the mysteries of the chemical elements that make up the periodic table in this e...

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Smarty Plants

This documentary explodes the myth that plants merely sit around and do nothing. Taking a light-hearted approach to serious science, this film explores the behaviour of plants across the world...

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50 Million Years Under the Sea

A scientific odyssey devoted to one of the natural world's great survivors, the coral reef - animal survivors unchanged after 50 million years under the sea. The journey begins in a fossil mine in th...

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