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How does your memory work?

How does your memory work?

Horizon looks at the human memory and how it develops.

How much is your dead body worth?

How much is your dead body worth?

Horizon investigates the insatiable demand for body parts.

Are we Alone in the Universe?

Are we Alone in the Universe?

The search for alien life discovers a planet that could support life.

Prof. Regan's supermarket secrets

Prof. Regan's supermarket secrets

Prof. Regan tests the scientific claims of supermarket products

How to live to 101

How to live to 101

A few isolated communities seem to hold the secrets to long life.

How to make better decisions

How to make better decisions

An exclusive guide to making better decisions.

Is alcohol worse than ecstasy?

Is alcohol worse than ecstasy?

The highs and lows of the UK's 20 most dangerous drugs.

What on Earth is wrong with gravity?

What on Earth is wrong with gravity?

Dr Brian Cox wants to know why the Universe is built the way it is.

Total Isolation

Total Isolation

Psychologists subject six volunteers to a world without stimulation.

How to Kill a Human Being

How to Kill a Human Being

Michael Portillo looks at the science of executions. Will he find the perfect killing machine?

Everest: Doctors in the Death Zone

Everest: Doctors in the Death Zone

A team of doctors conducts medical experiments on Everest.

Perfect murder

How to commit the perfect Murder

Can a knowledge of forensics be used to get away with murder?

The Six Billion Dollar Experiment

The Six Billion Dollar Experiment

Will the Large Hadron Collider reveal the elusive God particle?

Moon for Sale

Moon for Sale

After 40 years man is going back to the Moon. But this time astronauts plan to stay there.

Prof Regan's Beauty Parlour

Prof Regan's Beauty Parlour

Prof Regan wants to fill her bathroom cabinet with cosmetics that really work.

Pandemic

My Pet Dinosaur

What if dinosaurs were still alive today? Would we hunt them, farm them or keep them as pets?

The great Robot Race

The great Robot Race

Twenty robot cars cross the Nevada desert with no drivers.

The World's first Face Transplant

The World's first Face Transplant

Are face transplants in the best interest of the patient?

Survivors Guide to Plane Crashes

Survivors Guide to Plane Crashes

Over 90% of plane crashes have survivors.

Bye bye Planet Pluto

Bye bye Planet Pluto

Before Pluto was demoted, astronomers were struggling to define what a planet is.

The Woman who thinks like a Cow

The Woman who thinks like a Cow

Temple Grandin's autism helps her understand the animal mind.

Skyscraper Fire Fighters

Skyscraper Fire Fighters

Could Professor Jose Torero's fire protection system have saved the Twin Towers?

Battle of the Brains

Battle of the Brains

Seven high-fliers are put through a series of tests to measure their intelligence.

Mad but Glad

Mad but Glad

Pianist Nick van Bloss has Tourette's syndrome. But is his illness a blessing or a curse?

The Elephant's Guide to Sex

The Elephant's Guide to Sex

How do you save an endangered species? Get the animals in the mood for love.

We are the Aliens

We are the Aliens

Could clouds of alien life forms sweeping through outer space infect planets with life?

Pandemic

Pandemic

What if bird flu turns into a pandemic flu that sweeps across the globe?

Human v2.0

Human v2.0

What happens when computer intelligence equals the power of the human brain?

Chimps are People too

Chimps are People Too

Danny Wallace investigates how similar chimps and people are.

We love Cigarettes

We love Cigarettes

Our obsession with the cigarette is one of the strangest love affairs ever seen.

The Genius Sperm Bank

The Genius Sperm Bank

Can you breed highly intelligent people by getting clever men to donate sperm?

 


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