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Series: Evolution

 

Evolution: Great Transformations

   2004    Science
What triggered the incredible diversity of life on Earth, and how have complex life forms, including humans, evolved? Is there direction to evolution? And is human intelligence inevitable? This program focuses on evolution's 'great transformations' —among them the development of a standard four-limbed body plan, the journey from water to land, the return of marine mammals to the sea, and the emergence of humans. Driven by a combination of opportunism and a genetic 'toolkit', these astounding leaps forward define the arc of evolution. And they suggest that every living creature on earth today, and every species that has ever existed, is a variation on a grand genetic theme—a member of one, and only one, tree of life

Evolution: The Evolutionary Arms Race

   2004    Science
Survival of the fittest: Raw competition? Intense cooperation? Both are essential. Interactions between and within species are among the most powerful evolutionary forces on Earth, and understanding them may be a key to our own survival.

The Last Dance
The Last Dance

   2020    Culture
Making a Murderer
Making a Murderer

   2015    History
The Human Body
The Human Body

   1998    Medicine
Dirty Money
Dirty Money

   2018    Culture
Cosmos: Possible Worlds
Cosmos: Possible Worlds

   2020    Science
Apocalypse: World War 1
Apocalypse: World War 1

   2014    History
Secret History of Comics
Secret History of Comics

   2017    Art