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.
This is a dramatised series which raises a variety of personal issues to do with friendship. The same set of characters is used in each of the programs, but each program is self contained.
This three part series looks at parts of the body.
Highlights what people can do with trained footwork and the different ways animals use their feet to move around.
This five-part series looks at the ways in which buildings are designed for specific purposes. Taking a technology perspective, each program identifies the reasons behind a building's design.
This six-part series looks at a range of cultural and religious celebrations, with an emphasis on the participation of children in these colourful events.
A montage of the different human sensory organs, showing how they move; the ways we use them; the ways they help us.
Aims to stimulate children's curiosity and imagination; widen their horizons and encourage them to explore their environment; raise issues and present enjoyable experiences which relate broadly to
A four part series on various aspects of food technology.
How many children believe that food comes from the supermarket? This series of six programs looks at what happens to certain foods before they reach the supermarket shelves. How do the crops grow?
This series introduces the human body and how it works, explores the senses and the role of the brain, the body in action from birth to old age and what we need to do to look after our body so we c
Jenny's Christmas is a contemporary Christmas story which raises a number of social and moral issues for class discussion in the lead-up to the festive season.
Dodley and Flynn, the monster puppets are preparing for their Christmas celebrations.
This four-part series looks at people who help us: why we all need help from others at certain times, who helps us, why these people are in a position to help us, what forms that help can take, and