The debate whether it's nature or nurture that dictates your life has raged since the time of Darwin.
Catalyst's resident Palaeontologist, Dr Paul Willis, has been a fossil lover for as long as he can remember.
If you've ever been caught in the crush of a crowd at a sports stadium you'll have wondered if there is a faster way to get people out of an exit.
It's very easy to feel powerless when it comes to solving the problems created by centuries of burning fossil fuels.
Kids with Aspergers or other high functioning forms of autism are classic Little Professors - they know a lot and are great on detail - but when it comes to reading other people's feelings, well, t
Alzheimer's Disease is the main cause of Dementia and cripples around 200,000 Australians and its only set to get worse due to our ageing population.
Award-winning research could save thousands of lives by predicting strokes and heart attacks before they occur – and the signs are all in the eyes.
Catalyst reassesses the conventional wisdom about prostate cancer and treatment with this special episode.
PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING
What would happen if the world were to start running out of oil?
You'd think after thousands of years perfecting the art of riding horses, everything there was to know about horses would already be known.
Researchers at the University of New South Wales have found that professional saxophone players adjust their vocal tract to hit high notes that beginners and even intermediate level saxophonists si
"How to Make it Big" In today’s business world, climbing the corporate ladder is the name of the game. But what does it take to get to the top in the cut and thrust of the boardroom?
Happiness.... it's something we all want but it's a state of mind we don't always get to enjoy.
We all know the difference between black and white - right? Wrong.
If you thought the pollution in our cities was bad, may be you should consider the air you're breathing indoors.
Sir Gustav Nossal is one of Australia's most celebrated medical scientists and humanitarians. He was knighted in 1977 and made a Companion of the Order of Australia in 1989.
While solar power is clean and green, the great drawback for it has always been cost: it is more expensive than coal or gas-generated electricity. But could that finally be about to change?
Catalyst presenter and former astrophysicist, Dr Graham Phillips, gets his 'dream job' when he travels to Switzerland to check out what many regard as the most advanced scientific technology ever d
There's been a lot of talk about a nuclear future for Australia. But we already have an enormous nuclear reactor providing us with massive quantities of energy – the sun.