Science

Catalyst - Gut Reaction Pt 1 & 2

Could our food be making us sick – very sick? In this two-part special, Dr Graham Phillips investigates whether the Western diet could be contributing to a whole litany of diseases by causing an...

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Life at 9

The fifth instalment of The Life Series, Life at 9 provides a window on Australian childhood in an effort to uncover just what it is that gives a child the best chance at life. Every two years, the...

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Catalyst - Earth on Fire

Over the past decade, there has been an alarming surge in large, uncontrollable fires across the world. We live in a time when mega-fires are reshaping landscapes in ways unprecedented in human...

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The Kiwai - Dugong hunters of Daru

The Dugong is a rare and endangered sea animal. Neither seal nor whale, but something like the marine equivalent of a cow, it is central to the lives of the Kiwai, a group of seafarers and fishermen...

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Quantum - The Ghosts of Riversleigh

On Riversleigh station in northwest Queensland a major palaeontological discovery has been made. The fossil deposits discovered in the area provide a window into time, 15 million years ago, and...

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Sudden Death

Sudden unexplained death is the cruellest of killers, striking at random and leaving loved ones distraught and without answers. Melbourne Professor Michael Denborough has devoted his life to finding...

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Search for the Ocean's Super Predator, The

The great white shark is widely regarded as the 'top predator' of the world's oceans. Massive, fast and lethal, it would have little to fear from any other animal in the sea. We humans have an...

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Reptilian Battleground

Saltwater crocodiles are fearsome predatory giants. Flatback turtles are some of the most hard-nosed sea turtles in the ocean. Few people knew they ever met, let alone knew about the epic battle that...

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Out of the Ashes

The fires that tore through the Victorian bush on 7 February 2009 were terrifying and devastating for the people living in the midst of them. Black Saturday, as the day came to be known, is an event...

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I Can Change Your Mind About Climate Change

In I Can Change Your Mind About Climate two passionate, intelligent and successful Australians, former senator Nick Minchin and youth activist Anna Rose, separated by a generation, and divided by...

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