Antibiotics have saved millions of lives, but their misuse and overuse is making them less effective as bacteria develop resistance. Despite scientists' warnings, anitbiotic prescriptions in many
The Stendrode is a radically new approach in the field of "brain-machine interfaces" - technology that delivers mind-control over computers, robotic limbs or exoskeletons and gives people with para
Human impacts on the way our planet functions have now become so extreme many scientists are claiming the Earth has shifted out of the Holocene state and into a new geological epoch.
In this touching and brave program, three families have opened their lives to Four Corners to tell their stories about living with dementia.
Heart surgeon Dr Nikki Stamp takes us into the amazing world of our hearts - revealing how they function, how can we look after them and shows us the latest science she uses to help fix them when t
If you had to make a playlist of your life, what would be on it? And if, toward the end of your life, your mind and memories were fading away,
Catalyst uncovers the secrets to healthier skin, gets up close and personal with some of the most common rashes, spots and blemishes, and shows you how to care for the largest organ in your body.
Geraldine Doogue meets Alexander McCall Smith, one of the world’s best-selling authors made famous by a cheerful ‘traditionally built’ Botswanan female detective, the principal of his No.1 Ladies’
Are we facing the end of the world? American Pentecostal Pastor Ron Weinland believes he has been sent by God to announce the end of the world in 3 years time!
Compass talks to atheists of different stripes.
This is a story about Australian indigenous identity and faith on the world stage. Joan Hendricks is an aboriginal elder of the Ngugi people from Moreton Island off Brisbane.
Australian women get up close and personal with Geraldine Doogue over dinner. Available as 3 part compile series only
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It's official. Australia is the second most obese nation on earth. 67% of men are overweight, and middle-aged men are most at risk. Why are our men not taking care of themselves?
Imagine you've been retrenched...money’s tight, your home life collapses, your self-esteem plummets and you suddenly find yourself living on the street. Can't see yourself there?
After nearly 50 years of public life, Dr Evelyn Billings is planning her retirement.
Catholic Bishop Chris Toohey is acutely aware of climate change. His western NSW diocese of Wilcannia-Forbes is the size of France and in the grip of deep drought.
We step inside one of the staple institutions of Australian city and big town life...the boarding-house, which over the years has housed thousands of people seeking cheap accommodation and in more
Ramadan, the world-wide Muslim month of fasting and feasting, has begun and Compass follows two families through the most important event on the Islamic calendar.
At the epicentre of the ongoing conflict in the Middle East, a group of Arab and Jewish parents decide to establish a joint bi-national, bi-lingual Jewish-Arab school in a Palestinian village.
Since the arrival of the first missionaries in Australia, religious orders have played a vital role in the health care and the education of an emerging nation.