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Origins of Us

Episode 2: Guts

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Series exploring how the human body charts our evolution. How our ancestors' hunt for food changed the shape of our face, the way we see and how we attract the opposite sex. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Alice Roberts
Series Producer:
Zoe Heron
Executive Producer:
Sacha Baveystock
Producer:
Matthew Dyas
Director:
Matthew Dyas

Horizon

2011-2012

Episode 7: Playing God

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Four HD

Adam Rutherford meets the spider-goat, created by scientists and the product of a new field of research - synthetic biology. Show more

Oceans

Episode 6: Indian Ocean - Coastal

Duration: 1 hour

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

The team explores the coastal waters of the Indian Ocean to discover what happens when this powerful ocean collides with the edge of a continent. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Paul Rose
Presenter:
Lucy Blue
Presenter:
Tooni Mahto
Director:
Matthew Dyas
Executive Producer:
Anne Laking
Series Producer:
Helen Thomas

Series

Oceans

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Chris and Xand van Tulleken look at what keeps the human body alive, including reflexes, damage repair mechanisms and the immune system. Show more

How Earth Made Us

Episode 5: Human Planet

Duration: 58 minutes

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

Series in which Professor Iain Stewart looks at how geology has shaped human history. He explores the newest force, humans, whose impact is both positive and negative. Show more

Forces of Nature with Brian Cox

Episode 1: The Universe in a Snowflake

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Scotland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 13 days

Professor Brian Cox reveals how Earth's beauty is created by just a handful of forces. In this episode Brian looks at the stunning diversity of shapes. Show more

Forces of Nature with Brian Cox

Episode 3: The Moth and the Flame

Duration: 58 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 13 days

Professor Brian Cox reveals how Earth's beauty is created by just a handful of forces. In this episode, he investigates the building blocks of life. Show more