Science

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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Australia: The Time Travellers Guide

Of all continents on Earth, none preserve the story of the formation of our planet and the evolution of life quite like Australia. Nowhere else can you simply jump in a car and travel back through the...

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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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Catalyst - Don't Panic (Surviving Extremes)

Two Australian families are hit by a Category 3 tropical cyclone and a catastrophic bushfire. Are they ready? ... And are you? What would you do if a natural disaster was heading for you? Would you...

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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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