News in Review - October 2013 Death of the Honeybee

The humble pollinator of our flowers and food is dying at an alarming rate. Beekeepers are finding whole hives decimated. They blame a new insecticide called neonicotinonids.  Europe has already banned the insecticide. But in North America it is still widely in use. In this documentary farmers explain how the insecticide is boosting their harvest while beekeepers tell why the ...
  • 2013
  • 00:12:49
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/15/2013

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Wild Mississippi Deep Freeze

This blue-chip natural history special is the first of three episodes that take us on a wild journey down the Mississippi to reveal a river you only think you know. Beginning in the fall at the very head of the river, we follow its path to find hungry wolves, freezing bobcats, warring bald eagles, hapless porcupines and phantom owls that ...
  • 2011
  • 00:45:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 02/02/2016

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World's Toughest Fixes Deep Space Antenna

Riley's heading to the Mojave Desert and teaming up with NASA for a fix that's out of this world. NASA's Goldstone Deep Space Communications Complex is located 35 miles north of the desert city of Barstow, California and Riley needs to help with an antenna repair led by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
  • 2010
  • 00:45:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/01/2016

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None of the Above Defying Gravity

Wonderful, bewildering and sensational science is all around us. In a series of experiments in everyday environments, British host Tim Shaw shows us the magic of science. From the near miraculous abilities of a Shaolin monk to what happens when 10,000 volts are pumped straight into a watermelon, this is a show that’s full of surprises. What happens when heat ...
  • 2013
  • 00:22:01
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 12/22/2015

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The Nature of Things Dinosaur Cold Case

"It looks so close to being freshly dead, I could almost hear in breathing." The accidental discovery in Alberta of one of the best-preserved dinosaurs ever opens a prehistoric cold case to uncover the secrets of its mysterious death.
  • 2020
  • 00:44:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 08/14/2020

Do or Die Disaster in the Sky

On this episode of Do or Die, hold tight as a skydiving accident makes you slip from your parachute harness as you plummet back to earth from 13,000 feet. Try to rescue a man after a motorcycle accident pins him under a burning car. And engage in arm-to-arm combat with an angry octopus that has one of its powerful arms wrapped ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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Do or Die Disaster on the High Seas

On this episode of Do or Die, struggle to survive when a large and aggressive elephant seal attacks, threatening to send you to a watery grave. Dive headlong into a crisis when a huge yacht slams into your tour boat. And think fast or be crushed as your jeep rolls down a steep, rocky embankment. Do or Die moments can happen ...
  • 2013
  • 00:21:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/04/2016

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News in Review - March 1995 DNA Evidence: Science and Justice

Forensic science, the advent of DNA testing and the judicial impact of new discoveries provide the focus for this story.
  • 1995
  • 00:12:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/15/1995

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Brain Games Don't Be Afraid

When it comes to fear, we are sometimes at the mercy of our brain. But would it surprise you to know that a healthy dose of fear is actually good for you? This episode of Brain Games reveals the science behind fear and surprise, and you’ll see how fear can give you a feeling of heightened ability, why you get that tingling ...
  • 2013
  • 00:22:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/18/2017

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The Nature of Things Dreams of the Future

We live in a world where technology is constantly changing, and keeping up with the latest everything can be a challenge. The Nature of Things asked Dr. Jennifer Gardy to explore current scientific research that will impact us all in the future. She travels from Toronto to Los Angeles, Tokyo, Munich and back to Vancouver exploring the brave new world of 3D ...
  • 2014
  • 00:43:57
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/04/2015

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