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Catalyst
29:17

Catalyst: Diagnosing Mental Illness/Ghostbusters/Brain Stimulation

ABC  |  October 6, 2015
This special episode investigates new research analysing facial expressions, voice and body posture that may be the key to diagnosing depression.

This special episode investigates new research analysing facial expressions, voice and body posture that may be the key to diagnosing depression.

National Press Club Address: Social Determinants of Health - Martin Laverty, Dr Tom Calma and Kate Carnell
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National Press Club Address: Social Determinants of Health - Martin Laverty, Dr Tom Calma and Kate Carnell

ABC  |  August 19, 2014
Catalyst
28:58

Catalyst: Tattoos/Moon Mining/Muscle Fibre

ABC  |  July 24, 2014
Tattoos: They are on trend but how easy are they to remove? Moon Mining: Scientists look at ways to mine the moon. Muscle fibre Fishing Line: How fishing line, a hairdryer and ...

Tattoos: They are on trend but how easy are they to remove? Moon Mining: Scientists look at ways to mine the moon. Muscle fibre Fishing Line: How fishing line, a hairdryer and an electric drill make artificial muscle fibres.

Catalyst
29:14

Catalyst: Our Chemical Lives

ABC  |  March 31, 2015
In this special edition of Catalyst, Dr Maryanne Demasi investigates the safety of chemicals that are used in everyday products - in our water, our food and in the air we ...

In this special edition of Catalyst, Dr Maryanne Demasi investigates the safety of chemicals that are used in everyday products - in our water, our food and in the air we breathe - and compares the chemical levels in her won body with those of clean living convert and media personality, Sarah Wilson. Is there adequate regulation and testing, or are we in the midst of an uncontrolled, human experiment.

Catalyst
28:30

Catalyst: Micro-Plastics / Tassie's Secrets

ABC  |  March 15, 2016
We look into marine life in Australia, to find out what plastics escape our household drains & what kind of damage they can do. And the geology of north-western Tasmania ...

We look into marine life in Australia, to find out what plastics escape our household drains & what kind of damage they can do. And the geology of north-western Tasmania reveals similarities to Antarctica.

Into the Crystal Cave
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Into the Crystal Cave

National Geographic  |  December 23, 2016
A team of experts ventures back into Mexico's giant crystal cave. Described as Superman's fortress, the cave is as deadly as it is beautiful. But could it lead to another, ...

A team of experts ventures back into Mexico's giant crystal cave. Described as Superman's fortress, the cave is as deadly as it is beautiful. But could it lead to another, more spectacular cave?

Catalyst
29:03

Catalyst: Why Am I Still Fat?

ABC  |  October 13, 2015
Have you ever tried to lose weight and when you did, you put it all back on again? Ever wonder... Why am I still fat? New discoveries are overturning the conventional wisdom ...

Have you ever tried to lose weight and when you did, you put it all back on again? Ever wonder... Why am I still fat? New discoveries are overturning the conventional wisdom that beating obesity is all about eating less and exercising more. Mark Horstman explores these emerging fields of science, and meets ordinary people in their daily struggle with obesity.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Einstein's Extraordinary Universe

ABC  |  November 10, 2015
Catalyst celebrates 100 years of Einstein's extraordinary universe. Black holes, time travel, and the Big Bang beginning of our universe are all consequences of Einstein's ...

Catalyst celebrates 100 years of Einstein's extraordinary universe. Black holes, time travel, and the Big Bang beginning of our universe are all consequences of Einstein's great theory. To celebrate we visit three 'big physics' facilities: CERN's Large Hadron Collider in Switzerland; the vast dark matter laboratories under a mountain in Italy; and two three-kilometre rooms, where scientists are hoping to prove a prediction Einstein made over a century ago - that gravitational waves exist.

Catalyst
29:00

Catalyst: Heart of the Matter

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  October 24, 2013
Is the role of cholesterol in heart disease really one of the biggest myths in the history of medicine? For the last 40-odd years we've been told that saturated fat clogs our ...

Is the role of cholesterol in heart disease really one of the biggest myths in the history of medicine? For the last 40-odd years we've been told that saturated fat clogs our arteries and that high cholesterol causes heart disease. It has spawned a multi-billion dollar drug and food industry, with aggressive marketing of 'cholesterol free' products that promise to lower our cholesterol and decrease our risk of heart disease. But what if it isn't true?

Catalyst
27:59

Catalyst: MS Cure/Feeding The Grid/Dog Music

ABC  |  August 23, 2012
Maryanne Demasi meets the doctors who are at odds with neurologists in proposing that an early diagnosis of MS could provide a cure with something as simple as antibiotics. ...

Maryanne Demasi meets the doctors who are at odds with neurologists in proposing that an early diagnosis of MS could provide a cure with something as simple as antibiotics. Plus, turning your home into a power station and why dogs love to belt out a song.

Nature Inc
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Nature Inc: The 21 Gigatonne Timebomb

Season 3  |  Episode 1  |  BBC World News  |  May 6, 2011
Catalyst
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Catalyst: Australian Museum Eureka Prizes/Science Under Siege/Matilda Jane Oke/Dr Paul Willis

ABC  |  September 8, 2011
The Oscars of Australian Science - The Eureka Prizes; Matilda Jane Oke's Eureka moment; Sleek Geeks Award; People's Choice Award; Science Under Siege; and Farewell Dr Paul Willis.

The Oscars of Australian Science - The Eureka Prizes; Matilda Jane Oke's Eureka moment; Sleek Geeks Award; People's Choice Award; Science Under Siege; and Farewell Dr Paul Willis.

Nature Inc
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Nature Inc: A Hard Rain

Season 3  |  Episode 3  |  BBC World News  |  April 22, 2011
Catalyst
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Catalyst: Eureka Prizes/Coral Winners And Losers/Nanopatch/Cargo Scanner/Indigenous Science Education

ABC  |  August 30, 2012
Eureka Prizes for Australian Science; Survival of the fittest on the Great Barrier Reef; Nano alternative to the needle and syringe; Keeping air cargo safe and teaching ...

Eureka Prizes for Australian Science; Survival of the fittest on the Great Barrier Reef; Nano alternative to the needle and syringe; Keeping air cargo safe and teaching science to Indigenous kids.

Nature Inc
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Nature Inc: Alien Invasion

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  BBC World News  |  April 29, 2011
Nature Inc
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Nature Inc: Doing What Comes Naturally

Season 2  |  Episode 4  |  BBC World News  |  April 1, 2011
Natural selection is a three billion year old product design process that can’t be beaten. It’s not just Velcro. Biomimicry is a way of profiting from nature by observing and ...

Natural selection is a three billion year old product design process that can’t be beaten. It’s not just Velcro. Biomimicry is a way of profiting from nature by observing and adapting natural solutions into technical innovations. In this episode, we see how sharks, sponges and the brittle fish - equipped all over its body with thousands of optically perfect lenses with which it sees - are being studied for commericial potential.

Catalyst
26:59

Catalyst: Magic Lab/Toxic Crops/Big Prawns

ABC  |  May 6, 2010
Magicians helping science to unravel the mysteries of vision; how a carbon rich atmosphere will threaten food security; and Australian farmers making it big with prawns.

Magicians helping science to unravel the mysteries of vision; how a carbon rich atmosphere will threaten food security; and Australian farmers making it big with prawns.

Engineering At The Cutting Edge
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Engineering At The Cutting Edge: Rollercoaster

Season 1  |  Episode 4  |  ABC  |  March 8, 2010
Students will be inspired and excited by the best of cutting edge engineering. Demonstrating a broad range of engineering applications, this series focuses on the engineers ...

Students will be inspired and excited by the best of cutting edge engineering. Demonstrating a broad range of engineering applications, this series focuses on the engineers themselves - who they are, what they do and how they think. Today: Blackpool's 'Big One' is the biggest, fastest rollercoaster in Britain. This program meets the engineers whose job is to scare the life out of people.

Engineering At The Cutting Edge
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Engineering At The Cutting Edge: Performance Boosters

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC  |  March 1, 2010
Students will be inspired and excited by the best of cutting edge engineering. Demonstrating a broad range of engineering applications, this series focuses on the engineers ...

Students will be inspired and excited by the best of cutting edge engineering. Demonstrating a broad range of engineering applications, this series focuses on the engineers themselves - who they are, what they do and how they think. Today: Meet the engineers responsible for improving performance on the football field and athletics track, and learn how engineering can play a role in sport.

Engineering At The Cutting Edge
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Engineering At The Cutting Edge: The Great Millennium Gamble

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  February 15, 2010
Students will be inspired and excited by the best of cutting edge engineering. Demonstrating a broad range of engineering applications, this series focuses on the engineers ...

Students will be inspired and excited by the best of cutting edge engineering. Demonstrating a broad range of engineering applications, this series focuses on the engineers themselves - who they are, what they do and how they think. Today: The Millennium Bridge in London and the Falkirk Wheel in Scotland are two amazing structures that presented unique challenges for their designers.

The Operation: Surgery Live
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The Operation: Surgery Live: Open Heart Surgery

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  March 23, 2010
In this series of specials for the UK's Channel 4, top surgeons carried out life-changing operations in front of a studio audience, broadcast on live TV. While performing ...

In this series of specials for the UK's Channel 4, top surgeons carried out life-changing operations in front of a studio audience, broadcast on live TV. While performing brain surgery on a patient who remained awake, open heart surgery, keyhole stomach repair and pituitary tumour removal, the surgeons answered questions from television viewers at home sent to the studio via Twitter, Facebook and by phone, as well as from the studio audience.

Coastal Processes and Land Forms
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Coastal Processes and Land Forms

ABC ME  |  May 16, 2017
What happens when you take away a village's natural sea defences? Filmed along the Dorset coastline, this film provides up-to-date explanations and examples of the processes ...

What happens when you take away a village's natural sea defences? Filmed along the Dorset coastline, this film provides up-to-date explanations and examples of the processes and landforms that shape coastal environments.

Clean Eating: The Dirty Truth
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Clean Eating: The Dirty Truth

SBS  |  April 13, 2017
Dr Giles Yeo investigates the latest diet craze and social media sensation- clean eating. In a television first, Giles cooks with Ella Mills, the instagram entrepreneur behind ...

Dr Giles Yeo investigates the latest diet craze and social media sensation- clean eating. In a television first, Giles cooks with Ella Mills, the instagram entrepreneur behind Deliciously Ella, one of the most popular brands associated with clean eating and examines how far her plant based cooking is based on science. In America, Giles reveals the key alternative health figures whose food philosophies are influencing the new gurus of clean. Inside a Californian ranch where cancer patients are being treated with alkaline food, Giles sees what can happen when pseudoscience is taken to the extreme.

The Secrets Of Your Food
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The Secrets Of Your Food: We Are What We Eat

ABC  |  April 11, 2017
Michael Mosley and James Wong explore how human breast milk contains everything a baby needs, why sourdough is good for us, and how a river weed - rice - has become a ...

Michael Mosley and James Wong explore how human breast milk contains everything a baby needs, why sourdough is good for us, and how a river weed - rice - has become a comforting staple food.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Fit In 6 Minutes a Week - Revisited

ABC  |  May 17, 2016
FIT IN 6 MINUTES A WEEK - REVISITED Continuing our focus on the healing powers of exercise, Catalyst revisits the subject of intensive interval training. If you were told you ...

FIT IN 6 MINUTES A WEEK - REVISITED Continuing our focus on the healing powers of exercise, Catalyst revisits the subject of intensive interval training. If you were told you could get fit with just a few minutes of exercise a week, would you believe it? Anja Taylor puts interval training through its paces, and investigates the science behind why it works.

Catalyst
27:57

Catalyst: Conservation Hunting/Shark Behaviour/Sexy Guitars

ABC  |  September 19, 2013
This week on Catalyst: Conservation Hunting: does shooting help control feral animals? Shark behaviour: do sharks actually choose their friends? And are men with guitars more ...

This week on Catalyst: Conservation Hunting: does shooting help control feral animals? Shark behaviour: do sharks actually choose their friends? And are men with guitars more sexy than those without?

Catalyst
27:51

Catalyst: Extreme Weather

ABC  |  July 4, 2013
Anja Taylor looks at the domino effect of environmental and atmospheric factors that drive the globe to wetter, hotter, drier and colder extremes. Mark Horstman looks at ...

Anja Taylor looks at the domino effect of environmental and atmospheric factors that drive the globe to wetter, hotter, drier and colder extremes. Mark Horstman looks at ultra-sharp images from below the sea.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: On The Road

Season 1  |  Episode 3  |  ABC  |  February 21, 2013
Having delved into the science of big mining in Kalgoorlie, our trio continue their transcontinental roadtrip by teeing off on the Eyre Highway. But they're not here just to ...

Having delved into the science of big mining in Kalgoorlie, our trio continue their transcontinental roadtrip by teeing off on the Eyre Highway. But they're not here just to play the longest golf course in the world. Anja Taylor is thrilled to be joining a team of passionate cave divers at Weebubbie on the Nullarbor.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Coal Dust/Bike Rage/Quantum Computing

ABC  |  August 22, 2013
This week on Catalyst: Coal Dust - the health fallout; Bike Rage - 70% of cyclists cop it but who's to blame? Quantum Computing - the holy grail of calculations.

This week on Catalyst: Coal Dust - the health fallout; Bike Rage - 70% of cyclists cop it but who's to blame? Quantum Computing - the holy grail of calculations.

ExoMars: The Hunt for Life
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ExoMars: The Hunt for Life

National Geographic  |  November 25, 2016
Has there ever been life on Mars? To answer that question, in 2016 Europe launched a mission that not only unleashed new technology but which started a global battle to ...

Has there ever been life on Mars? To answer that question, in 2016 Europe launched a mission that not only unleashed new technology but which started a global battle to conquer the Red Planet. With unprecedented access to the European Space Agency and France's space agency, go from the rover design process through to the launch of Europe's very first module, the ExoMars Trace Gas Orbiter.

Catalyst
30:35

Catalyst: Genetic ID/Tunnel Borer/Coral Trout

ABC  |  November 20, 2014
The Catalyst team look at how our genes can affect exercise performance; Come face to face with 120 metre tunnel borers Florence and Elizabeth; And reveal the good news for ...

The Catalyst team look at how our genes can affect exercise performance; Come face to face with 120 metre tunnel borers Florence and Elizabeth; And reveal the good news for Coral trout on the Great Barrier Reef.

Catalyst
25:59

Catalyst: Future Cities

ABC  |  December 4, 2014
With a soaring population how do we keep our cities liveable? And what will the city of tomorrow look like? Catalyst reporter Anja Taylor investigates some innovative ideas ...

With a soaring population how do we keep our cities liveable? And what will the city of tomorrow look like? Catalyst reporter Anja Taylor investigates some innovative ideas for Australia's future cities.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: Athletes Cheat, Do You?

ABC  |  June 27, 2013
Catalyst investigates the substances at the forefront of the sports doping controversy and asks whether we are all potential candidates for life enhancing drugs, enhancing ...

Catalyst investigates the substances at the forefront of the sports doping controversy and asks whether we are all potential candidates for life enhancing drugs, enhancing career and social behaviour.

Catalyst
27:20

Catalyst: On The Road

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  February 7, 2013
In this six half-hour series and over 3,500 kilometres, Catalyst on the Road propels our curious trio - Anja Taylor, Dr Derek Muller and Simon Pampena - on an interactive road ...

In this six half-hour series and over 3,500 kilometres, Catalyst on the Road propels our curious trio - Anja Taylor, Dr Derek Muller and Simon Pampena - on an interactive road trip across Australia. Along the way they uncover science in some unexpected locations.

Catalyst
27:28

Catalyst: Evolution Of The Electric Car/Astronaut John Grunsfeld/Cyanide Seeds/Honey Bee Aerobatics/Cyanide Factoid

ABC  |  September 15, 2011
Reflections of an astronaut; re inventing the guitar; germinating new life - with cyanide!; honey bee aerobatics; and natural poison.

Reflections of an astronaut; re inventing the guitar; germinating new life - with cyanide!; honey bee aerobatics; and natural poison.

Australian Story
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Australian Story: Right As Rain

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  December 11, 2009
Peter Andrews is a farmer and horseman with passion for healing damaged Australian landscapes through a method he calls natural sequence farming. For decades it seemed no one ...

Peter Andrews is a farmer and horseman with passion for healing damaged Australian landscapes through a method he calls natural sequence farming. For decades it seemed no one would listen. But, increasingly scientific test results are providing persuasive evidence that the methods can work. And some very high profile supporters are throwing their weight behind Peter Andrews.

Easter Island Underworld
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Easter Island Underworld

SBS  |  May 13, 2012
Deep beneath the legendary Easter Island in the South Pacific, a team of scientists undertake a groundbreaking expedition: to attempt a first-ever mapping of the vast cave ...

Deep beneath the legendary Easter Island in the South Pacific, a team of scientists undertake a groundbreaking expedition: to attempt a first-ever mapping of the vast cave system beneath this enigmatic isle. Protected by sheer cliffs, narrow labyrinths and underwater entrances, many of the caves have not been explored for decades.

World's Greenest Homes
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World's Greenest Homes: Ep 13 Of 13

Season 1  |  Episode 13  |  ABC  |  February 18, 2010
We visit a transformed Lake Erie pump house; an upscale retreat in suburban Seattle; a showcase for modern desert living in the Sonoran Desert; and more!

We visit a transformed Lake Erie pump house; an upscale retreat in suburban Seattle; a showcase for modern desert living in the Sonoran Desert; and more!

Human Sprawl
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Human Sprawl

Ten  |  February 27, 2010
In Australia, the conflict between cities and biodiversity is intensifying. This documentary presents experts' views on how Australia's remarkable animals and plants are ...

In Australia, the conflict between cities and biodiversity is intensifying. This documentary presents experts' views on how Australia's remarkable animals and plants are faring in their struggle against urban sprawl and how we can help them to survive.

National Press Club Address
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National Press Club Address: Alan Alda

ABC  |  March 9, 2016
Star of film and TV including MASH, Alan Alda addresses the National Press Club in his role as a science advocate.

Star of film and TV including MASH, Alan Alda addresses the National Press Club in his role as a science advocate.

Operation Ouch! Hospital Takeover
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Operation Ouch! Hospital Takeover

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC ME  |  January 3, 2017
Chris and Xand join forces once again as Operation Ouch takes over Alder Hey to reveal the incredible things that go on behind the scenes and on the wards of one of Europe's ...

Chris and Xand join forces once again as Operation Ouch takes over Alder Hey to reveal the incredible things that go on behind the scenes and on the wards of one of Europe's largest children's hospitals.

Operation Ouch! Hospital Takeover
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Operation Ouch! Hospital Takeover

Episode 1  |  ABC ME  |  January 2, 2017
Chris and Xand join forces once again as Operation Ouch takes over Alder Hey to reveal the incredible things that go on behind the scenes and on the wards of one of Europe's ...

Chris and Xand join forces once again as Operation Ouch takes over Alder Hey to reveal the incredible things that go on behind the scenes and on the wards of one of Europe's largest children's hospitals.

India: Nature's Wonderland
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India: Nature's Wonderland

Episode 1  |  SBS  |  November 2, 2016
Wildlife expert Liz Bonnin, actor Freida Pinto and mountaineer Jon Gupta reveal the hidden wonders of India's surprising natural world. This is a land where the tea comes with ...

Wildlife expert Liz Bonnin, actor Freida Pinto and mountaineer Jon Gupta reveal the hidden wonders of India's surprising natural world. This is a land where the tea comes with added elephants, gibbons sing to greet the morning, tigers dance and lions roam.

Catalyst
28:49

Catalyst: Battery Powered Homes

ABC  |  February 2, 2016
Catalyst is blasting back tonight! Fasten your seat belts for a fantastic ride, kicking off with our special on battery powered homes.

Catalyst is blasting back tonight! Fasten your seat belts for a fantastic ride, kicking off with our special on battery powered homes.

Catalyst
29:21

Catalyst: Antiviral Abalone/Fermat's Theorem/Predator Scat

ABC  |  November 27, 2014
Could abalone blood be the new treatment for cold sores and herpes?; The inspirational story of 350 year old mathematics problem and how it was solved; Tasmania's Great Poo ...

Could abalone blood be the new treatment for cold sores and herpes?; The inspirational story of 350 year old mathematics problem and how it was solved; Tasmania's Great Poo Hunt - have foxes invaded the island state?

Catalyst
31:37

Catalyst: Passport Facial Recognition/Antivenom

ABC  |  February 24, 2015
Dr Jonica Newby tries her luck at passport fraud and Dr Graham Phillips investigates the effectiveness of anti-venom for red back spider and brown snake bites.

Dr Jonica Newby tries her luck at passport fraud and Dr Graham Phillips investigates the effectiveness of anti-venom for red back spider and brown snake bites.

Catalyst
29:00

Catalyst: Heart of the Matter

Season 1  |  Episode 2  |  ABC  |  October 31, 2013
In this second episode, Dr Demasi uncovers the tactics used by drug companies to distort the data to make cholesterol lowering medications seem more effective than they are.

In this second episode, Dr Demasi uncovers the tactics used by drug companies to distort the data to make cholesterol lowering medications seem more effective than they are.

Catalyst
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Catalyst: 17/10/2013

ABC  |  October 17, 2013
Catalyst
27:33

Catalyst: Fossils Exposed/Wings of Power/Australian Museum Eureka Prizes

ABC  |  September 12, 2013
A surprise unearthing of fossils could fill a gap in the paleontological record; an extraordinary discovery about the properties of insect wings; and Catalyst celebrates ...

A surprise unearthing of fossils could fill a gap in the paleontological record; an extraordinary discovery about the properties of insect wings; and Catalyst celebrates science with the Australian Museum's Eureka Prizes.

Catalyst
28:46

Catalyst: AE2 - The Silent ANZAC/Where Does Fat Go?

ABC  |  August 28, 2014
Inside Australia's long lost World War 1 submarine, the AE2, we reveal her hidden secrets and investigate what scientists are doing to protect her from the ravages of time.

Inside Australia's long lost World War 1 submarine, the AE2, we reveal her hidden secrets and investigate what scientists are doing to protect her from the ravages of time.

Catalyst
26:52

Catalyst: Sundrop Farms/Raising Rainbow Children/Air Ops Simulator/Algorithms of Love

ABC  |  July 18, 2013
A history of human health in ancient teeth; raising rainbow children, do they develop differently from their 'traditional' counterparts? Reuben tries out an air ops simulator ...

A history of human health in ancient teeth; raising rainbow children, do they develop differently from their 'traditional' counterparts? Reuben tries out an air ops simulator and Simon takes a critical look at dating sites.

Catalyst
27:52

Catalyst: 11/07/2013

ABC  |  July 11, 2013
Catalyst
27:30

Catalyst: 15/11/2012

ABC  |  November 15, 2012
Catalyst
27:08

Catalyst: Fertility/The Decade Of The Brain/Astronomy

ABC  |  September 23, 2010
Part two of Catalyst's 10th Birthday edition celebrating ten years on television with a retrospective of scientific achievement in the first decade of this millennium

Part two of Catalyst's 10th Birthday edition celebrating ten years on television with a retrospective of scientific achievement in the first decade of this millennium

Catalyst
27:03

Catalyst: Australian Museum Eureka Prizes/Penguins - Winners And Losers/Zebra Finch/People's Choice Awards

ABC  |  August 26, 2010
The Oscars of Aussie science - the Eureka Awards; penguin winners and losers; your pass to the Australian Museum; the unsung hero of science - the Zebra Finch!

The Oscars of Aussie science - the Eureka Awards; penguin winners and losers; your pass to the Australian Museum; the unsung hero of science - the Zebra Finch!

How Earth Made Us
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How Earth Made Us: Deep Earth

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  March 8, 2011
An epic five part series about how the natural forces of the planet have shaped human civilisation. The traditional interpretation of history has focused largely on human ...

An epic five part series about how the natural forces of the planet have shaped human civilisation. The traditional interpretation of history has focused largely on human factors, yet the natural environment has also shaped history since the dawn of time but how, and to what extent?

William Shatner's Weird Or What?
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William Shatner's Weird Or What?: Alien Encounters

Season 2  |  Episode 1  |  SBS  |  October 3, 2011
In this new 10-part series, sci-fi legend William Shatner investigates all that's weird in the world and attempts to find a logical, scientific explanation. From paranormal ...

In this new 10-part series, sci-fi legend William Shatner investigates all that's weird in the world and attempts to find a logical, scientific explanation. From paranormal phenomena to weird and wonderful creatures, from medical oddities to mysterious disappearances, from bizarre natural disasters to mystical monster attacks, this absorbing series explores many of the world's unanswered curiosities.

Catalyst
26:27

Catalyst: Square Kilometre Array/Birth Of Radio Astronomy/Do Not Enter Ococci/Snail Whisperer/Future Classroom/Clever Crows

ABC  |  February 17, 2011
Back with more exciting and enlightening science, Catalyst's trusted stable of specialist reporters explain the science you want and need to know about trust them they're ...

Back with more exciting and enlightening science, Catalyst's trusted stable of specialist reporters explain the science you want and need to know about trust them they're Doctors! And watch out for more than a few surprises in 2011.

Catalyst
27:25

Catalyst: 9/09/2010

ABC  |  September 9, 2010
Catalyst
27:29

Catalyst: GM Food

ABC  |  September 29, 2011
This special looks at genetically modified food - will it help to feed the increasing number of hungry mouths into the future? Or is it a genetic time bomb threatening the ...

This special looks at genetically modified food - will it help to feed the increasing number of hungry mouths into the future? Or is it a genetic time bomb threatening the health of crops, livestock and people?

Ask the Doctor
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Ask the Doctor: Obesity

Season 1  |  Episode 1  |  ABC  |  May 16, 2017
Dr Renee wants to know why the majority of people that diet and lose weight put it back on. While Dr Sandro opens our eyes to the hidden environmental triggers that encourage ...

Dr Renee wants to know why the majority of people that diet and lose weight put it back on. While Dr Sandro opens our eyes to the hidden environmental triggers that encourage us to eat too much.

Sugar Free Farm
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Sugar Free Farm

Season 2  |  Episode 3  |  SBS  |  March 23, 2017
As the effects of the new diet kick in and the sugar withdrawal symptoms start to recede, the celebs meet their meat, working closely with the farm's livestock and choosing ...

As the effects of the new diet kick in and the sugar withdrawal symptoms start to recede, the celebs meet their meat, working closely with the farm's livestock and choosing which ones go to slaughter. Alison Hammond and Peter Davison struggle to play god when it comes to the young buffalo, and one of the farmhands is shocked to discover the truth about his breakfast sausage sarnies.

Countdown to Zero: Eradicating AIDS
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Countdown to Zero: Eradicating AIDS

SBS VICELAND  |  November 30, 2017
This investigative Vice special focuses on the astonishing recent breakthroughs in eradicating the AIDS virus, and the challenges still faced by millions of HIV patients as ...

This investigative Vice special focuses on the astonishing recent breakthroughs in eradicating the AIDS virus, and the challenges still faced by millions of HIV patients as doctors and organisations race to bring a cure to the masses.

Australian of the Year 2017: In Conversation
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Australian of the Year 2017: In Conversation

ABC  |  January 19, 2018
Professor Alan Mackay-Sim, the 2017 Australian of the Year and biomedical scientist specialising in adult stem cell research, in conversation with Jane Hutcheon.

Professor Alan Mackay-Sim, the 2017 Australian of the Year and biomedical scientist specialising in adult stem cell research, in conversation with Jane Hutcheon.

From Scope's junior scientists to Stephen Hawking, share how researchers and futurists imagine what our lives will look like in years to come, and how they're preparing for it.
Biology is the study of life and how living things work. Find out on how to create models of the human body, measure rainfall and even how to create a herbarum in this playlist. (ACSSU044,ACSSU072,ACSSU073,ACSSU043,VCSSU074,VCSSU075)
Wonder how foam, colour or even slime is made? Follow these awesome chemical science DIY projects to find out how things are created. (ACSSU046,ACSSU074, ACSSU077,VCSSU076,VCSSU077)
Physics is the science that explores the laws and forces that govern the universe. Bring out the boffins in your class with these experiments and reveal how it all works. (ACSSU049, ACSSU076, ACSSU080, VCSSU074, VCSSU075)
Asteroids, sometimes called minor planets, are rocky remnants left over from the early formation of our solar system about 4.6 billion years ago. Find out how they reshaped the Earth here. (ACSSU115, ACSSU153, ACSSU180, ACSSU188)
Explore a range of farm animals and farm produce, and explore ways farm produce is packaged before being moved from the farm to places where the food is sold or made into other products. (ACSSU002, ACSSU017, VCSSU042, VCSSU043)
Australia is home to more than one million species, many of which are found nowhere else in the world. Discover all about them in this playlist.
Living things have basic needs, including food and water and are important to us. Discover how to care for all types of living things in this curated playlist. (ACSSU002,ACSSU017,ACSSU211,VCSSU042)
Capture students’ interest and find out what they think they know about how living things, such as small animals. Make their playground experience more meaningful with this curated playlist. (ACSSU017,ACSSU211,VCSSU042,VCSSU043,VCSSU057)
Explore the science behind objects and things around us and what material make up their physical properties. Find out how to use your senses to observe and describe the form and function of different objects. (ACSSU049, ACSSU046,ACSSU074,ACSSU076,VCSSU059,VCSSU063,VCSSU076,VCSSU080)
Ever wondered how clocks make sounds or how bumper cars works? Find out the science about how things work through this selective playlist. (ACSSU049, ACSSU076, ACSSU080)
Living things live in all different types of habitats. In this playlist, you'll learn what a habitat is and the different types of habitats there are, along with which animals reside in each of the habitats. (ACSSU044,ACSSU072,ACSSU073,ACSSU043,ACSSU094,VCSSU042,VCSSU043,VCSSU057)
Water, weather, and the world play a significant role in our lives. Watch this playlist to find out about the impact on the earth through hands-on scientific exploration and experimentation. (ACSSU096, VCSSU046, VCSSU06,VCSSU078,VCSSU099,VCSSU101)
Natural Disasters aren't fun to have around. Find out the science behind these geological and meteorological events and gain insights on what to do in tough situations through this selected playlist.
Australia is addressing climate change and ensuring energy security and affordability. Find out more about the effects of climate change and how it is impacting your life. ((ACHGK020,VCGGK110,VCGGK147)
From sharks and sea turtles to octopus and corals, you’re in the right place to take a deep dive into oceans and marine life with this meticulous designed playlist for all the ocean lovers. (ACHASSK047,VCGGC058,VCGGC072,VCGGC086,VCGGC100,VCGGK105)
Over the past 200 years many species of plants and animals have become extinct. Find out all about management and conservation measures are taken to save others from a similar fate.
Bees are actually really important and do more than just buzzing around. This week let's celebrate World Bee Day to help raise awareness on why bees are important for our ecosystem. (ACSSU073)
From making backyards safe for koala visitors to learning the life cycle of the echidna, introduce your class to the wonderful world of some of Australia's most unique wildlife.
Space inspires our greatest scientific and creative minds. Take to the stars with NASA, or hop aboard Millennium Falcon in the best of space fact and fiction. (ACSSU188,ACSSU189,VCSSU127,VCSSU128,VCSSU129)
Dive into the Great Barrier Reef with Attenborough, explore Kakadu's Mountford rock art, peek inside the micro-worlds of the Galapagos, and be awed by the Great Wall of China when exploring the world's heritage sites.
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