A semi-naked body of a woman was discovered in August 2002 beside a police station in the Brisbane suburb of Hendra. She'd suffered multiple stab wounds to much of her body. Within hours investigators knew the victim's identity. Her name was Jasmin Crathern, a local prostitute who'd spent many years working the streets of Brisbane's notorious red light district in Fortitude Valley.
What is wrong with nudity? Why are people embarrassed about their bodies? How and why did they get the way they are? This fim takes a group of volunteers and subjects them to a series of psychological and physical tests to challenge attitudes to the naked human form. The questions raised strike at the heart of human physical and social evolution.
In December 1994, Andrew Astbury's body was found floating in Melbourne's Yarra River. He was a hardworking, reliable 25-year-old man from a good family. So why was he murdered? Follow the brilliant detective and forensic science work that helped solve this chilling murder
We unlock all the myths and facts surrounding this virulent and destructive virus. Explore the anatomy of this disease and tracing the viral archaeology of Ebola from it's discovery in the 70's until now.
Drama-documentary Blackout explores the effects of a devastating cyber-attack on Britain's national electricity grid. Based on meticulous research and real government contingency plans, Blackout combines real and fake user-generated footage, CCTV archive and news reports to build a terrifyingly realistic account of Britain being plunged into darkness.
This enlightening program tracks down people across the UK who have made some of the most extraordinary faux-pas on Facebook and other social media in the past few years. Don't Blame Facebook discovers how sharing too much information online can have disastrous consequences, and reveals how these people's lives have been affected in the aftermath of their online 'fails'.
A mother and her two children were found in their house brutally bashed to death. Was it a robbery gone wrong or something far more sinister? Witness the tireless work of detectives and the scientific procedures that helped convict Matthew De Gruchy for the murders of his mother, brother and sister.
Multi award-winning psychological illusionist Derren Brown returns to SBS 2 for this amazing and magical special. Hero at 30,000 Feet takes an 'average Joe' on an extraordinary psychological journey which will culminate with him facing a life-changing decision of whether to take control of a Boeing 737 packed with passengers, which he believes is about to fall out of the sky.
A young woman's body is found wrapped in plastic. Unidentified for several months, she becomes known as Jane Doe. Who was she? Who wanted her dead? Follow the tireless work of detectives and the scientific procedures that helped bring Jane Doe's killer to justice.
This week's episode moves to Dublin's Mater Hospital and the pioneering cardiac surgeon Freddie Wood. He is joined by Mark Redmond of Our Lady's Hospital in Crumlin. At the Mater, Jerry O'Leary from Cork has been waiting for a heart transplant for over nine months. He is kept alive on a machine while the search for a suitable donor heart continues.
Revealing the workings of the human body on a scale never seen before discover how, minute by minute, from the very first breath to the very last, the human body is able to perform countless miracles to keep us alive and well, and see what happens when your body finally fails.
Filmmaker Warwick Thornton investigates our relationship to the Southern Cross, in this fun and thought-provoking ride through Australia's cultural and political landscape. He takes us on a journey through this five-star constellation's astronomical, colonial and Indigenous history to the present day. For Aboriginal people, the meaning of this heavenly body is deeply spiritual. By contrast, the star-adorned Eureka Flag was emblematic of protest and defiance, a quality that caused it to be adopted by activists, and lately, the darker side of Australian nationalism.
This three part documentary series uncovers the historic inspiration and scientific fact behind some of the most enduring horror icons of our time, through spine-chilling dramatic reconstruction and expert interviews. In 19th century London, two decades before Mary Shelley wrote her acclaimed novel, pioneering scientific showman Professor Giovanni Aldini successfully used electricity to reanimate animals, severed human limbs and the corpses of recently beheaded criminals. But Aldini needed a whole body - a strong, male specimen, very recently killed by asphyxiation - to attempt his most ambitious experiment: a complete human reanimation.
Michael Mosley and a team of experts place human behaviour under the microscope. In this episode, Michael and scientists Dr Jack Lewis and Dr Jennifer Wild explore the biology of fear and anxiety in the modern world. Fear is one of our most basic human emotions. In the past, it kept us from being eaten by a wild animal. But today, that isn't so much of a threat and yet we live in a state of anxiety - it's becoming unhealthy.
On July 20, 1969, astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong made history, becoming the first humans to set foot upon the Moon. But landing on the lunar surface challenged a dedicated team of engineers for almost a decade, designing a unique spacecraft - the Lunar Module. This is their remarkable story.
This is the remarkable story of the people whose engineering prowess and persistence eventually leads to the creation of the most complex structure ever built in orbit: the International Space Station, humanity's first permanent outpost in space.
Michael Mosley finds out why fizzy drinks make you eat more, Dr Zoe Williams investigates whether caffeine boosts your physical performance, and surgeon Gabriel Weston looks into the new artificial pancreas that could transform life for diabetics.
Hestons Dinner in Space - Heston boldly goes where no chef has
gone before! Follow Heston and his team in this two-part series as they attempt to revolutionise the world of space food and orchestrate the first ever dinner party in space. Challenged by the British Astronaut Tim Peake, Heston creates seven dishes that remind Tim of home, helping to combat the emotional impact of his journey. Heston and his team take on the astronomical task of creating meals that can be consumed at zero gravity. He explores how our bodies react to being in space and how the physics and chemistry of eating are changed outside the Earths atmosphere. Follow the conversation on twitter: # SBSFood (Part 1 of 2) (From the UK) (Food Series)
In April 2003, 125 kilograms of heroin with an estimated street value of $160 million landed off the coast of Victoria near the town of Lorne. Two men in a rubber dinghy had brought it over from an ocean going vessel called the Pong Su. In the process of meeting their three-man shore party, the dinghy capsized and one of the men drowned. The Australian Federal Police had known about the drug running operation for some weeks and had undercover surveillance in place. But when the arrests occurred they could only find three persons of interest - one was still missing.
Policewoman Angela Taylor was killed when a car full of explosives ripped through Melbourne's Russell Street right outside police headquarters. What clues were found among the debris? Who was responsible?
This is the story of our amazing human body, told for the very first time in glorious 3D. Using a rich blend of specially shot real-life sequences and cutting edge CGI, this series will take us on a journey inside ourselves, to experience our bodies in a way we've never seen before.
Louis spends time with staff and service users at the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust, one of the UK's largest providers of neuro-behavioural rehabilitation, in an effort to understand how individuals and their families come to terms with this life-changing condition.
Richard Hammond learns just how many ways our hounds can embarrass, injure and humiliate themselves and their owners when attempting to catch a Frisbee, riding a skateboard and running on slippery surfaces.
When a young girl's body is found in a park in the teeming rain, the police had the odds stacked against them. They would need to call on all their investigative and forensic skills to solve a crime that even today, sends a chill down the spines of those who lived through it. Hosted by Lisa McCune, we look at the tireless work of detectives, and the scientific procedures that helped catch notorious serial killer Paul Denyer.
Four bodies were found shot in a house in an outer suburb of Canberra. Inside the house was evidence that would not only lead investigators to the killer, but would uncover a secret buried for three years. Witness the tireless work of detectives, and the scientific procedures that helped solve the murders of the Milosevic family.
When Paul Snabel didn't return home for over a week in November 1989, his flatmate became concerned and reported him missing. Police were told he was last seen driving off into the distance on his motorbike, having consumed an entire bottle of whiskey before embarking on his journey home. Had Paul been involved in an accident and was he now lying injured in a ditch somewhere?
Covers the trial of Anthony Evans, a 34 year old mechanic, accused of murdering his girlfriend, Alana Dakin. The producers are given unprecedented access to film the controversial case in the Supreme Court of Western Australia. This is the first murder trial filmed in Australian history.
True Horror discovers the historic inspiration and scientific fact behind some of the most enduring horror icons of our time, through spine-chilling dramatic reconstruction and expert interviews. Each episode: Werewolf, Frankenstein and Dracula focuses on the likely origin of a specific monster that has haunted our nightmares for generations; uncovering the historic figures that helped create the stories, and the possible inspiration for their weird and twisted behaviour.
Explore some of the most widely-held doomsday forecasts and their impending timeline to destruction. From the natural, to the religious, to the astrophysical, this series brings viewers the science, history, and people behind each theory, while probing for evidence for and against each scenario.
An Easter family holiday ends in tragedy when a truck collides with a caravan, killing a 12-year-old boy. The truck driver failed to stop. With no license plate number and little to go on, finding the person responsible would take a miracle from above.