In the second episode of this two-part special, we find out if our mission to turn untrained pets into household sniffer dogs in just two weeks has succeeded or failed. We also discover how our personalities impact dog happiness and reveal new technology which can help you become the best possible life coach for your pet
Antibiotics have saved millions of lives, but their misuse and overuse is making them less effective as bacteria develop resistance. Despite scientists warnings, antibiotic prescriptions in many countries continue to soar and antibiotic use in farming is at record levels. As a result, doctors are now seeing infections they can no longer treat. Are we facing the end of modern medicine? An antibiotic apocalypse that takes medicine back to the Dark Ages? Or will researchers outwit the incredibly clever bacteria and find novel ways to beat resistance
Proponents say they are safe and prevent diseases like diabetes, while critics say they may cause a variety of health problems.
Fossil hunters want to know what life was like when dinosaurs became extinct 66 million years ago.
Testosterone has long been considered the hormone that makes men, well, men. It is an emblem of masculinity that underpins sexual desire and aggression. But is this common perception selling the hormone short?
Short sightedness in children may have a bright and simple solution. As our urban kids spend less time outside, their eyes are growing abnormally from a lack of bright light. In this episode of Catalyst we look into the rise of myopia, and how scientists are finding a way to turn the tide on the epidemic.
Helping to save a furry friend is all in a day's work for this pooch. Meet Maya, Australia's first koala scat detection dog who's helping researchers on koala conservation projects. Her job? To sniff out Koala poo. Maya's amazing speed and accuracy enables scientists to better survey koala habitats, health and population numbers.
In this episode of Do or Die, fight for your life when an aggressive stag corners you in the park. Think fast when a giant glacier cracks and falls, sending a deadly wall of water rushing toward your boat. And brace for impact when a botched mountain bike jump leaves you plummeting from 80 feet in the air. You never know when you'll have to make a Do or Die decision are you ready? (From the US) (Entertainment Series)
On this episode of Do or Die, run for cover as an enraged fighting bull lunges into a crowd of spectators. See what happens when a stuck gas pedal propels a terrified woman down the road at nearly 120 miles per hour. And experience a vacation gone horribly wrong as a mammoth wave washes a pair of unsuspecting tourists off a treacherous breakwater.
A new kind of telescope will allow us to observe a whole host of astronomical phenomena, like gravitational waves. Plus how protective is safety motorcycle gear anyway? Mark Horstman lays his body on the line.
NASA's new horizons spacecraft will capture the first-ever close-up images and scientific observations of Pluto and its system of large and small moons. In this unprecedented special event, witness one of the great explorations of our time.
As the six celebrities get ready for their fourth day on the farm, it seems some of them are starting to feel the benefits of a sugar-free life. Out on the farm, mum-of-three Jennifer is still struggling with the harsh lessons of the farmyard as her and Rory are tasked with separating the farm's ewes from their lambs ready for slaughter. After a morning of hard work, lunch is a nutrient-rich vegetable stew prepared by Arg and Tupele, which doesn't go down well with Mark.
Our solar system lies on the outskirts of a vast celestial city, a colossal community of stars, bound together by gravity; the Milky Way galaxy. Today, astronomers are piecing together the evidence which is allowing them to see our galaxy in a new and exciting way.
When Oxford University scientist Hugh Sinclair claimed in the 1940's that the fatty acid Omega-3 found in fish was good for your health, he was ridiculed and lost his university post. But times have changed and this documentary looks at how Omega-3 is now being hailed as a panacea.