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Horizon

2014-2015

Episode 16: OCD: A Monster in my Mind

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Horizon meets the people living with OCD, looks at the therapy available and asks what neuroscience can offer by way of a cure. Show more

Horizon

2014-2015

Episode 17: Which Universe Are We In?

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Until very recently the whole idea of the multiverse was dismissed as fantasy. Horizon asks whether multiple universes exist and, if so, which one we are actually in. Show more

Horizon

2014-2015

Episode 4: Inside the Dark Web

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Series exploring topical scientific issues. With many concerned about internet surveillance, Horizon meets the hackers and scientists whose technology is fighting back. Show more

Horizon

2014-2015

Episode 19: Are Video Games Really That Bad?

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Horizon explores the differing opinions on video games. They frequently stand accused of causing violence and addiction in young people - but is there truth in the claim? Show more

Horizon

2014-2015

Episode 7: Is Your Brain Male or Female?

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

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Series exploring topical scientific issues. Dr Michael Mosley and Professor Alice Roberts investigate whether male and female brains really are wired differently. Show more

Horizon

2014-2015

Episode 9: Aftershock: The Hunt for Gravitational Waves

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Series exploring topical scientific issues. A look at the evidence of gravitational waves - ripples in space and time - discovered at the South Pole in March 2014. Show more

Horizon

2014-2015

Episode 12: Is Binge Drinking Really That Bad?

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series exploring topical scientific issues. How bad can our drinking pattern be for our health? Doctors and genetically identical twins Chris and Xand van Tulleken find out. Show more

Horizon

2014-2015

Episode 6: Ebola - The Search for a Cure

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Series exploring topical scientific issues. This special episode of Horizon meets the scientists and doctors from all around the world seeking a cure for the Ebola virus. Show more

Horizon

2014-2015

Episode 11: 70 Million Animal Mummies: Egypt's Dark Secret

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Documentary investigating the use of modern medical technology to scan Egyptian animal mummies from museums across the world. Show more

Horizon

2014-2015

Episode 5: Allergies: Modern Life and Me

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Series exploring topical scientific issues. Horizon follows two allergic families to investigate claims that the modern western lifestyle is responsible for the 'allergy epidemic'. Show more

Horizon

2014-2015

Episode 14: Are Health Tests Really A Good Idea?

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Michael Mosley subjects himself to a variety of health tests that are available to those who feel perfectly well, in order to discover which of them are worth doing. Show more

Horizon

2014-2015

Episode 1: Should I Eat Meat? - The Big Health Dilemma

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Series exploring topical scientific issues. Dr Michael Mosley investigates the latest science on eating meat and puts the studies to the test by going on a high-meat diet. Show more

Horizon

2014-2015

Episode 2: Should I Eat Meat? - How to Feed the Planet

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Series exploring topical scientific issues. Dr Michael Mosley investigates the impact of meat production on the planet and discovers what meat eco-friendly carnivores should buy. Show more

Horizon

2014-2015

Episode 13: The Trouble with Space Junk

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Horizon reveals the scale of the problem of space junk. In 2014, the International Space Station had to move three times to avoid lethal chunks of space debris. Show more

Horizon

2014-2015

Episode 10: Dancing in the Dark - The End of Physics?

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Series exploring topical scientific issues. A look at dark matter and dark energy ahead of the Large Hadron Collider being switched on in March 2015, having been upgraded. Show more

Horizon

2014-2015

Episode 8: Secrets of the Solar System

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series exploring topical scientific issues. A look at how new planets being discovered are forcing scientists to rewrite the history of our own solar system. Show more