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100 Greatest Discoveries
100 Greatest Discoveries

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Scientists have transformed the way we think and live throughout the centuries.What are the most important scientific discoveries of all time? Without any particular order, are the top 100 in eight different categories.Explore the universe, the world around you, the world under a microscope, things of the earth under their feet, the past, making the evolution of health and how it works.Episodes include: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Origin and Evolution of Life, Genetics, Medicine and Physics.

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Strain Hunters
Strain Hunters

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Strain Hunters is a sequence of docudramas intended at enlightening the common community about the mission for the protection of the cannabis herb in the method of exceptionally susceptible landraces beginning in the humblest parts of the world.The only determined of Strain Hunters is to recognize, discover and recover cannabis landraces that have not been examined, in order to provide experts and physicians the opportunity to further augment information of the cannabis shrub in the medical domain.Numerous formerly unfamiliar cannabinoid summaries are contained in cannabis landraces commencing from vicinities where there is no likelihood of technical investigation.Someday these shrubberies could be beneficial in creating enhanced treatments for the ill and the agonizing. We believe it is our responsibility to conserve as numerous cannabis landraces in our genomic databank, and by propagating them into additional researched pharmaceutical strains for the solitary reason of scientific exploration.Throughout the creation of the Strain Hunters documentaries no damage was done to any individual, creature, shrub, or the natural environment. Altogether carbon emissions produced by this venture have been counterbalance by depositing thousands of plant seeds.The Strain Hunters documentaries have the distinct and restricted reason of info to the common populace. Strain Hunters do not sanction or endorse prohibited actions of any type.

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Strain Hunters
Strain Hunters

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Strain Hunters is a sequence of docudramas intended at enlightening the common community about the mission for the protection of the cannabis herb in the method of exceptionally susceptible landraces beginning in the humblest parts of the world.The only determined of Strain Hunters is to recognize, discover and recover cannabis landraces that have not been examined, in order to provide experts and physicians the opportunity to further augment information of the cannabis shrub in the medical domain.Numerous formerly unfamiliar cannabinoid summaries are contained in cannabis landraces commencing from vicinities where there is no likelihood of technical investigation.Someday these shrubberies could be beneficial in creating enhanced treatments for the ill and the agonizing. We believe it is our responsibility to conserve as numerous cannabis landraces in our genomic databank, and by propagating them into additional researched pharmaceutical strains for the solitary reason of scientific exploration.Throughout the creation of the Strain Hunters documentaries no damage was done to any individual, creature, shrub, or the natural environment. Altogether carbon emissions produced by this venture have been counterbalance by depositing thousands of plant seeds.The Strain Hunters documentaries have the distinct and restricted reason of info to the common populace. Strain Hunters do not sanction or endorse prohibited actions of any type.

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The Elegant Universe
The Elegant Universe

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“Adapted from a provocative book by Brian Greene, this film very exciting – which originally aired on PBS NOVA in three parts – the attempts to explain the controversial string theory, a complicated scientific proposal, in short, offers a unique explanation for many the mysteries of his universe. As affable as an intellectual who is likely to find, Greene involves a number of physicists in their analysis of string theory, which in part is mixed theory of relativity of Einstein with the complex laws governing quantum mechanics. Despite mind-numbing technical terms kept to a minimum, those of us not familiar with advanced physics may feel a bit lost at times.However, the issue is certainly fascinating, and some conclusions are nothing short of amazing: a reasoned opinion, the professional discussion of a universe that encompasses 11 different dimensions undoubtedly called Johnny Carson “”I did not know”" to mind.In a way reminiscent of Carl Sagan’s Cosmos series, The Elegant Universe is even more difficult to get a handle on. But the effort is rewarding, especially when you are looking for a way to melt the ice at parties … (Barnes & Noble)Brian Greene’s Homepage

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The Real Neanderthal Man
The Real Neanderthal Man

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42,000 years ago, the only humans in Europe, made clothing, tools educated its youth, done. But it was not the same as us.Now the latest technology can reveal exactly how they lived, the dangers they face and the communities they did in the Neander Valley in Germany.We all know that the word as a qualifier Neanderthal unflattering to some of our uneducated and weak congeners ingenious.But it was the real Neanderthal donkey really such an intellectual? Neanderthal Man is real in the modern scientific findings reveal the opposite.

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The Emotional World of Farm Animals
The Emotional World of Farm Animals

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The emotional world of farm animals is an enjoyable film for viewers of all ages about the thinking and feeling side of animals that are often just look like food. Jefferey Masson, author of When Elephants cry and the dogs never lie about love, takes viewers through the personal experience he suffered while writing his latest book, The pig who sang to the moon.This journey to the sensitive and emotional life of farm animals has Masson sanctuaries around the country where caregivers and the animals themselves tell their harrowing stories of rescue and escape. Masson delves into the rich ancestry of these curious, intelligent and interviews with leading experts on animal behavior who offer scientific perspectives on these wonderful creatures. (Excerpt from animalplace.org)

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Krakatoa: The Last Days
Krakatoa: The Last Days

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Krakatoa: The Last Days is a BBC Television docudrama based upon a selection of four eyewitness accounts of the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa, an active stratovolcano between the islands of Sumatra and Java, present day Indonesia.It is the second greatest volcanic eruption in recorded history (after Mount Tambora, only 68 years earlier), erupting more than 18 cubic kilometers of tephra in less than 48 hours, and killing about 36,500 people.The film also has a subplot concerning Rogier Verbeek (played by Kevin McMonagle), a Dutch geologist who had surveyed the area two years earlier and laid the basis for modern vulcanology with his research after the eruption. He adds a scientific touch and a helpful map to the computer-generated imagery that convincingly portrays the ash cloud, collapse of the mountain, pyroclastic flows, and tsunamis.The film also features a distressing portrayal of a family trying to escape the devastating volcano, and a horrifying video of the eruption reaching its height engulfing a ship with more than 100 passengers.

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Six Degrees of Separation
Six Degrees of Separation

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Documentary development of the science behind the idea of six degrees of separation.Originally thought to be an urban myth, it now seems that nobody on the planet can be connected in just a few steps from the association.Six degrees of separation is also found in the heart of a major scientific advance.That could be a law that nature uses to organize itself and now promises to solve some of the deepest mysteries.

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Supernatural: The Unseen Powers of Animals
Supernatural: The Unseen Powers of Animals

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This famous series explores the outer limits of the latest scientific findings and finds that sharks can sense the human aura electric and dolphins use ultrasound to see the human embryo in the uterus. There are frogs that have dominated the cryogenics and can literally freeze in the life of six months, and lizards that weep blood. In this “strange but true”, lizards walk on water, bacteria make gold and pets predict earthquakes. Science shows that most animals live in a different world, sensory and physical human beings.

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Miracle Cure? A Decade of the Human Genome
Miracle Cure? A Decade of the Human Genome

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A decade ago, scientists announced they had produced the first draft of human genome, the 3.6 billion letters of our genetic code.It was seen as one of the greatest scientific achievements of our time, an advance that could usher in a new era of medicine. A decade later, the entire horizon is how close we are to the development of life-changing treatments that were expected.Horizon follows three people, each with a genetic disease, because they go behind the scenes of some of the laboratories of Britain’s leading research to find out what the human genome sequencing has done for them – and the hope of this extraordinary project offers all of us.You can find more on this subject here .. http://www.sbs.com.au/documentary/program/782/Miracle-Cure-A-Decade-of-the-Human-Genome And for further related documentaries on this site go to .. further documentaries

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The Four-Winged Dinosaur
The Four-Winged Dinosaur

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In 2002, the discovery of a beautiful and bizarre fossil astonished scientists and reignited the debate over the origin of flight. With four wings and superbly preserved feathers, the creature 130 million years, was like nothing paleontologists had seen before. In this program, NOVA travels to China stone quarry where the fossil discovered (a famous fossil treasure) and joins leading figures in the world of paleontology, biomechanics, aerodynamics, animation and scientific reconstruction carry out a rather unorthodox experiment: a wind tunnel test flight of a replica of ancient scientists rarity. Dubbed Microraptor, the crow-sized fossil is one of the smallest dinosaurs ever found and one of the most controversial, challenging conventional theories and assumptions about the evolution of flight. But how Microraptor use their wings? Is it extends its arm and leg-mounted wings in the style of an early 20-century biplane to produce lift at low speed? He used it to create a single lifting surface efficient, fast, slip? Do you use some combination of these two methods? Or were the extra wings useless for flight and is likely to have been for other purposes such as attracting a mate?To answer these questions, NOVA interviews Chinese paleontologist Xu Xing, who first recognized the importance of Microraptor and gave it its name, paleontologist Mark Norell and artist Mick Ellison of the American Museum of Natural History paleontologist Larry Martin of the University of Kansas; anatomist Farish Jenkins of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University, and aerodynamics Kenny Breuer of Brown University. In addition, NOVA commissions a “flight-ready” wind tunnel model of Microraptor complete with feathers and articulating joints. Artists have historically played an important role in paleontology, helping to reconstruct the appearance and behavior of ancient animals. In the case of Microraptor, two completely different reconstructions were made, one at the American Museum of Natural History, and the other at the University of Kansas, based on different samples and different techniques. The two very different reconstructions play into a long-standing scientific controversy about the origin of bird flight. For years the debate has been a confrontation between two camps: those who believe dinosaurs were the ancestors of birds, and those who do not.