100 Greatest Discoveries
46:49

100 Greatest Discoveries: Genetics

Discovery Science February 11, 2010

Science

Biology

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Our host, Bill Nye, discusses the torturous process by which scientists came to understand that inherited information is passed according to certain rules, rather than ...

Our host, Bill Nye, discusses the torturous process by which scientists came to understand that inherited information is passed according to certain rules, rather than transmitted through a blending of fluids.

Are We Still Evolving?
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Are We Still Evolving?

SBS September 23, 2012

Science

Biology

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In this documentary, anatomist and anthropologist Dr Alice Roberts takes a look at the evolutionary process and asks one of the great questions about the human species: are we ...

In this documentary, anatomist and anthropologist Dr Alice Roberts takes a look at the evolutionary process and asks one of the great questions about the human species: are we still evolving?

Dolphins: Spy In The Pod
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Dolphins: Spy In The Pod

Ten November 22, 2014

Earth and environment

Biology

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Hidden cameras are used to go into the heart of the world of dolphins. A newborn bottlenose dolphin learns from his mother as they follow a gathering of stingrays and ...

Hidden cameras are used to go into the heart of the world of dolphins. A newborn bottlenose dolphin learns from his mother as they follow a gathering of stingrays and discovers the world around him.

David Attenborough's Micro Monsters
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David Attenborough's Micro Monsters: Conflict

Season 1 Episode 1 ABC May 30, 2014

Earth and environment

Biology

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David Attenborough reveals the marvellous adaptability of the most successful group of animals on the planet and takes viewers into the macroscopic world of bugs.

David Attenborough reveals the marvellous adaptability of the most successful group of animals on the planet and takes viewers into the macroscopic world of bugs.

Devil Island
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Devil Island: Devil D-Day

Season 1 Episode 2 ABC February 8, 2014

Earth and environment

Biology

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Episode two follows the devils to an isolation centre in Hobart where scientists from the Save the Tasmanian Devil team select the final 15 and prepare to release them into ...

Episode two follows the devils to an isolation centre in Hobart where scientists from the Save the Tasmanian Devil team select the final 15 and prepare to release them into the wild for the first time on Maria Island.

David Attenborough's Micro Monsters
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David Attenborough's Micro Monsters: Courtship

Season 1 Episode 3 ABC June 13, 2014

Earth and environment

Biology

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Life is all about making the next generation. Bugs must choose the best mate, and they have many ways to seduce a prospective partner.

Life is all about making the next generation. Bugs must choose the best mate, and they have many ways to seduce a prospective partner.

David Attenborough's Micro Monsters
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David Attenborough's Micro Monsters: Family

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC June 27, 2014

Earth and environment

Biology

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Some arthropods have found a new way to prosper in the world. Instead of fighting each other, they co-operate.

Some arthropods have found a new way to prosper in the world. Instead of fighting each other, they co-operate.

Richard Hammond's Miracles of Nature
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Richard Hammond's Miracles of Nature: Super-Senses

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS November 13, 2013

Earth and environment

Biology

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Richard Hammond continues his exploration of weird and wonderful animal abilities by focusing on super-senses, and discovers how those same animal senses have inspired some ...

Richard Hammond continues his exploration of weird and wonderful animal abilities by focusing on super-senses, and discovers how those same animal senses have inspired some unlikely human inventions.

Devil Island
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Devil Island: Manny Goes Missing

Season 1 Episode 5 ABC March 8, 2014

Earth and environment

Biology

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It's the breeding season but four months after releasing 15 Tasmanian devils on remote Maria Island, the scientists are worried. Manny the male who loves exploring is missing.

It's the breeding season but four months after releasing 15 Tasmanian devils on remote Maria Island, the scientists are worried. Manny the male who loves exploring is missing.

Richard Hammond's Miracles of Nature
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Richard Hammond's Miracles of Nature: Super Bodies

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS November 6, 2013

Earth and environment

Biology

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In this new 3-part documentary series, Richard Hammond reveals secret animal abilities from the natural world, and discovers how those same animals have inspired a series of ...

In this new 3-part documentary series, Richard Hammond reveals secret animal abilities from the natural world, and discovers how those same animals have inspired a series of unlikely human inventions at the very frontiers of science.

Paris: A Wild Side Story
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Paris: A Wild Side Story

Season 1 Episode 1 Animal Planet February 17, 2019

Earth and environment

Biology

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We relate the destinies of animals that stroll through town in search of food, love and adventures, while men go about their daily lives.

We relate the destinies of animals that stroll through town in search of food, love and adventures, while men go about their daily lives.

The Secret Life of 4 Year Olds
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The Secret Life of 4 Year Olds

Season 1 Episode 2 10 November 19, 2018

Personal and social capability

Biology

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Four, a magical age where futures are forged, friendships are made, and emotions run high. We eavesdrop on the ups and downs, tantrums, triumphs, friendships and fall-outs ...

Four, a magical age where futures are forged, friendships are made, and emotions run high. We eavesdrop on the ups and downs, tantrums, triumphs, friendships and fall-outs through the eyes of a child.

Life Story
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Life Story: Courtship

Season 1 Episode 5 Nine September 29, 2015

Science

Biology

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Immortality beckons - the animals must find a mate. There is dancing, colour, flamboyance and intimacy. But getting a mate requires courage and commitment in the face of ...

Immortality beckons - the animals must find a mate. There is dancing, colour, flamboyance and intimacy. But getting a mate requires courage and commitment in the face of deception, hostility and violence. Narrated by David Attenborough.

Dogs: Their Secret Lives
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Dogs: Their Secret Lives

Season 2 Episode 1 SBS November 16, 2015

Science

Biology

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Mark Evans, former chief vet at the RSPCA UK, is back with a second series investigating what it all means for the 21st-century dog owner. The series addresses the modern-day ...

Mark Evans, former chief vet at the RSPCA UK, is back with a second series investigating what it all means for the 21st-century dog owner. The series addresses the modern-day issues facing our cute and cuddly pets, including jealousy, bad behaviour and health issues.

Secret Life of the Tasmanian Devil
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Secret Life of the Tasmanian Devil

Episode 2 Animal Planet February 16, 2019

Earth and environment

Biology

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The Tasmanian devil is an extraordinary creature. It is the world's largest carnivorous marsupial, with the sharpest teeth, strongest jaws and noisiest shriek of any ...

The Tasmanian devil is an extraordinary creature. It is the world's largest carnivorous marsupial, with the sharpest teeth, strongest jaws and noisiest shriek of any Australian marsupial. We follow their colourful battles for dominance, displays of aggression and violent disagreements across the generations.

Dogs: Their Secret Lives
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Dogs: Their Secret Lives: Fat Dogs

Season 1 Episode 2 SBS October 26, 2015

Science

Biology

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Discover why our dogs are getting fatter and investigate what can be done to help them. We reveal how dogs can manipulate us into feeding them and how weight problems can lead ...

Discover why our dogs are getting fatter and investigate what can be done to help them. We reveal how dogs can manipulate us into feeding them and how weight problems can lead to far more serious health issues.

Playing God
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Playing God

SBS May 4, 2015

Science

Biology

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Adam Rutherford meets a new creature created by American scientists - the spider-goat. It is part goat, part spider, and its milk can be used to create artificial spider's ...

Adam Rutherford meets a new creature created by American scientists - the spider-goat. It is part goat, part spider, and its milk can be used to create artificial spider's web. It is part of a new field of research, synthetic biology, with a radical aim: to break down nature into spare parts so that we can rebuild it however we please.

The Great Human Odyssey
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The Great Human Odyssey: Rise Of A Species

Season 1 Episode 1 Discovery Channel July 12, 2015

History

Biology

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Discover how our species faced near extinction in Africa, and then found a place to rebuild. Explore the birth of language and art at archeological excavations scientists are ...

Discover how our species faced near extinction in Africa, and then found a place to rebuild. Explore the birth of language and art at archeological excavations scientists are now calling the cradle of the human mind.