Over the last few hundred years, humans have conquered animals that used to thrive in the wild. But a growing number of scientists are finding that in eliminating predators, we have damaged the environment. Their solution is simple, but terrifying.
From killer tornadoes to deadly floods and chilling freezes, the world's weather is becoming more extreme. Scientists now believe they could have identified a natural phenomenon behind it. Meet the scientists trying to unlock the secret.
What if dinosaurs hadn't become extinct? Would we eat them, farm them, love or fear them? Would we keep them as pets or have hunted them to extinction? Scientists think they can use established evolutionary theories to answer these questions.
A dizzying journey into the world that science and technology are creating for us - welcome to the forefront of innovation. Meet the pioneers who are shaping the world of tomorrow and gets to the heart of what shapes innovation in the 21st century.
This is the Age of Big Data. From police using an algorithm to predict crime, to a mobile phone app that knows that you are unwell, to the man whose hedge fund uses cosmologists, code breakers and particle physicists. It's happening now.
Getting to the red planet would involve a journey of at least three years. Meet the scientists and engineers working out how to overcome the problems associated with sending humans 56 million kilometres from earth.
For the first time in history, machines are enabling us to be the masters of intelligence, providing a tantalising glimpse of what might one day be achieved. Could a machine could ever think like us, and what would that mean?