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Air Date: Wed, Apr 8, 2020 9:00 PM
Scientists are coming to understand fat as a system akin to an organ — one whose size may have more to do with biological processes than personal choices. Explore the mysteries of fat and its role in hormone production, hunger and even pregnancy.
Air Date: Tue, Jan 2, 2018 10:00 PM
James Watson Influential Nobel Prize-winning scientist James Watson’s co-discovery of DNA’s structure, the double helix, revolutionized human understanding of how life works. The film uncovers his signature achievements, complexities and contradictions, including his penchant for expressing unfiltered and objectionable points of view.
Air Date: Wed, Aug 26, 2015 9:00 PM
Diseases that were largely eradicated in the United States a generation ago – including whooping cough, measles and mumps – are returning, in part because nervous parents are skipping their children’s shots. Go around the world to track epidemics, explore the science behind vaccinations and discover the risks of opting out.
Air Date: Wed, Jul 8, 2015 9:00 PM
Air date: Wed., July 8, 9:00 pm   See how the mixing of prehistoric human genes led the way for our species to survive and thrive around the globe. Archaeology, genetics and anthropology cast new light on 200,000 years of history, detailing how early humans became dominant.
Air Date: Wed, Jul 1, 2015 9:00 PM
See how the mixing of prehistoric human genes led the way for our species to survive and thrive around the globe. Archaeology, genetics and anthropology cast new light on 200,000 years of history, detailing how early humans became dominant.   Asia Discover the ancient humans living across Asia when Homo sapiens arrived.
Air Date: Wed, Jun 24, 2015 9:00 PM
See how the mixing of prehistoric human genes led the way for our species to survive and thrive around the globe. Archaeology, genetics and anthropology cast new light on 200,000 years of history, detailing how early humans became dominant.