In a world where people panic about the rising population, Japan is facing a very different future which could see its shrink by a third in just 40 years. Anita Rani goes on a journey to discover why the Japanese are not having enough babies.
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.
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.
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.
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.