What Makes A Genius?

What Makes A Genius?

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This World - The World's Busiest Maternity Ward

The World's Busiest Maternity Ward

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Panorama - Ivory Wars

Ivory Wars

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The Chinese Are Coming - The Chinese Are Coming - Part 1

The Chinese Are Coming - Part 1

Justin Rowlatt embarks on an odyssey travelling around the planet meeting the pioneers of a new global power and asking just what the world will be like if the Chinese really do take over.
The Chinese Are Coming - The Chinese Are Coming - Part 2

The Chinese Are Coming - Part 2

Justin Rowlatt embarks on an odyssey travelling around the planet meeting the pioneers of a new global power and asking just what the world will be like if the Chinese really do take over.
Horizon - Predators in our Backyard

Predators in our Backyard

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.
Horizon - What Makes A Genius?

What Makes A Genius?

Are an elite few born to be geniuses, or does genius reside in each and every one of us? Meet a real genius and discovers a scientist who is electrically turbo-charging brains.
Horizon - Swallowed By A Sinkhole

Swallowed By A Sinkhole

Jeff Bush was asleep in bed when he and his entire bedroom disappeared into an abyss. Terrifyingly, there was no warning and Jeff's body has never been recovered. He had been swallowed by a sinkhole.
Horizon - Where Is Flight MH370?

Where Is Flight MH370?

The disappearance of Flight MH370 stunned the world. In an era of smart-phones and sat-nav, how could a passenger jet vanish into thin air?
Horizon - My Pet Dinosaur

My Pet Dinosaur

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For One Night Only

For One Night Only

Asta is planning to take other disabled men who are virgins in a mini bus across Europe to Spain so they too can have their first sexual experiences.
Horizon - What's Wrong With Our Weather?

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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.
Horizon - Why Do Viruses Kill?

Why Do Viruses Kill?

From Swine Flu to Sars, Yellow Fever to HIV, the number of dangerous viruses is increasing at an alarming rate so find out the truth about nature's greatest terror weapon.
Horizon - The Nine Months That Made You

The Nine Months That Made You

Research is revealing how everything from our risk of disease to our personality could be shaped by a mysterious world we have all experienced, yet none of us can remember - the womb.
Horizon - Tomorrow's World

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Horizon - The Age Of Big Data

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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.
Horizon - Monitor Me

Monitor Me

With smartphone apps and consumer gadgets, we can all monitor more and more about our daily lives. Dr Kevin Fong finds out how this digital technology is bringing about a revolution in medicine.
Ewan McGregor - Cold Chain Mission - India and Nepal

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Ewan McGregor, who has been a Unicef ambassador for eight years, follows a route that takes him through India in a race against time to stop polio before it can enter the country and spread.
Horizon - Are We Alone?

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Horizon - Asteroids - The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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Once seen as the least glamorous objects in the solar system, it now looks like asteroids could hold clues to how the Earth was formed, how life began and ultimately, how it will end.