In October, 1996, residents of the twin towns of Albury-Wadonga on the NSW-Victoria border were shocked when the floodgates of the nearby Hume Dam were opened.
El Nino is not new and can be traced back as far as European records.
From the ape, to the human, to the silicon substitute, The Face will take you on a remarkable three part journey behind the mast that makes the human face.
Part 1 - Recognition
The heart pumps 10,000 litres of blood through it everyday. But imagine your heart stopping for hours at a time. Each year this happens to over 18,000 Australians during open heart surgery.
In September 1994, a Queensland horse trainer and most of his stable of race horses fell to a sudden and mysterious illness.
Vast deposits of granite rocks lie five kilometres underneath Australia.
Dr Vaughn Clift, a medical doctor, is as far as he knows, the only Australian working for NASA.
In a millisecond, on July 16, 1945, the evolution of the human species took a remarkable turn.
Part 1: A Deadly Dose
Mars and Earth are brother and sister - or they were 4 billion years ago. They started life as equals, with similar atmospheres, planetary features and climates.
An excellent program for geography students. Divided into three parts, this 30 minute special focuses on river health and water quality in Australia.
In September 1996 a research team consisting of archaeologist Richard Fullagar, dating expert David Price and geographer Lesley Head, claimed they had good evidence that Aborigines had been living
In a freezer at Stanford University in California is stored what some say is the most precious collection of blood samples ever assembled.
Since medieval times, we've depended upon bridges and tunnels to get us over and under the landscape. But technological advances have revolutionised the way they're designed and built.
No matter what the advances in modern medicine are, there are still too many times when a patient's sickness is cured but the patient doesn't feel better.
A visually stunning story of our planet from birth to death and the influence of the Sun and Moon on all living things.
Marine biologist Alastair Birtles has made hundreds of dives on the Great Barrier Reef.
Salinity has been called the biggest environmental threat to Australia in the 21st century.
Following on from our extremely popular Salinity compilation in 1999, this update continues the debate about salinity and its devastating impact on the Australian environment.
Judy and panellists Dr Arjun von Caemmerer, osteopath Chando Steiner and registered nurse Maggi Koerbin from the Arthritis Foundation discuss two very different approaches to managing arthritis and
In Australia, one quarter of all children have now been diagnosed as asthmatic, a statistic which puts us in the top three in the world for incidence of the disease.