Engineering


Becoming Superhuman 23 min.

In the UK, an acclaimed scientist has invented a device that will make people smarter. In the United States, a bartender’s invention could make an average human run faster than Usain Bolt.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

The Big Idea 240 min.

Advances in science and technology are happening at such breakneck speed, it’s hard to keep up with them. But what are the innovations that could truly impact all our lives for the better? In this entertaining pop science series, tech fantatic Justin Bratton travels across the world to investigate the world’s Big Ideas. From companion robots in Japan to the future of organ transplants, from an Am...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Fixing Pain 21 min.

Journey to Seattle, where a global pioneer in virtual reality has been helping burn patients deal with the traumatizing pain of wound care. And meet the creator of a professional-grade home device that uses LED light to heal human tissue.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

How Safe is Your Car? 22 min.

From cars that will detect drowsy drivers to cars that will decelerate on their own—what kind of technology is being invented that will keep us safe on the roads? We find out with unique access to Volvo’s laboratories in Sweden, and experts from Mercedes in Germany.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

How Safe is Your Car? Part 2 24 min.

From cars that will detect drowsy drivers to cars that will decelerate on their own—what kind of technology is being invented that will keep us safe on the roads? We find out with unique access to Volvo’s laboratories in Sweden, and experts from Mercedes in Germany. Part Two.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

It's Making Sense 22 min.

Our sense of touch, taste, and sight help us live meaningful lives, but what would happen if we lost them? Can new inventions mimic the functions of the human senses?

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My Robot, My Friend 23 min.

In Japan, robots are being developed to become man’s best friend. These robots are called personal companion robots. They are not designed to do our chores, but to communicate with us in an intelligent way.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Replaceable Me 22 min.

In the future, we will create human organs that are as good as their biological counterparts, and technology is making a breakthrough in replacing them.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

Size Matters 23 min.

Losing weight is never easy; it takes patience, time, and a lot of effort. With 40% of the global population overweight, is there a solution to this weighty issue?

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2017

City In The Sky 180 min.

At any one time, there are around one million people airborne somewhere in the world; that equates to an entire airborne city - a 'city in the sky.' Straddling whole continents, the fabric of this extraordinary construction consists of the 100,000 flights that crisscross the world every single day. Take off around the world, on the arc of an actual journey from departure to arrival, to uncover t...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2017