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Nano: The Next Dimension

Nano: The Next Dimension
Nanosciences and nanotechnologies represent a formidable challenge for the research community and industry. World-class infrastructure, new fundamental knowledge, novel equipment for characterisation and manufacturing, multi-disciplinary education and training for innovative and creative engineering, and a responsible attitude to societal demands are required. This documentary film, made available... 
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2057: The City of the Future

2057: The City of the Future
What would you see and experience if the clocks rolled forward 50 years? In a unique blend of drama and science, this three-part series shows you the world of tomorrow. Will we have flying cars? Will advances in medicine help us stay young forever? What about “printing” custom-made vital organs? What will our cities look like? What will tomorrow’s wars be about? Will we have robots helping around... 
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Dubai Palm Islands

Dubai Palm Islands
The Palm Islands are artificial peninsulas constructed of sand dredged from the bottom of the Persian Gulf by the Belgian company Jan De Nul and the Dutch company Van Oord. The sand is sprayed by the dredging ships, which are guided by DGPS, onto the required area in a process known as rain-bowing because of the arcs in the air when the sand is sprayed. The outer edge of each Palm’s encircling crescent... 
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Human v2.0

Human v2.0
Meet the scientific prophets who claim we are on the verge of creating a new type of human – a human v2.0. It’s predicted that by 2029 computer intelligence will equal the power of the human brain. Some believe this will revolutionise humanity – we will be able to download our minds to computers extending our lives indefinitely. Others fear this will lead to oblivion by giving rise to destructive... 
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The Six Billion Dollar Experiment

The Six Billion Dollar Experiment
The Large Hadron Collider promises to recreate the conditions right after the Big Bang. By revisiting the beginning of time, scientists hope to unravel some of the deepest secrets of our Universe. Within these first few moments the building blocks of the Universe were created. The search for these fundamental particles has occupied scientists for decades but there remains one particle that has stubbornly... 
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Technology: World War 2.0

Technology: World War 2.0
Josh Davis of Wired magazine investigates an internet botnet attack of Estonia’s banks and newspapers. Wired Science reports on cardiac surgery performed by a “robo-doc”. Adam Rogers explores the disappearance of home chemistry sets. Ziya Tong delves into technology that is helping children with Asperger’s Syndrome by translating facial expressions into emotions. Watch the full documentary... 
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Modern Marvels: Surveillance Technology

Modern Marvels: Surveillance Technology
Eavesdrop on conversations up to a mile away and try out advanced systems that see through walls. In the world of surveillance, Big Brother is not only watching, he’s also listening, analyzing, recording, scanning, and tracking every aspect of our lives. And with advanced surveillance technology, there’s virtually no place to hide. Surveillance Tech examines some of the most important and potentially... 
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Sky Archaeology

Sky Archaeology
Archaeologist Richard Hansen and his team trek through the Guatemalan rain forest while above them a satellite sees through the dense jungle and points the way towards a lost Mayan city. This jungle holds a secret, a treasure abandoned two thousand years ago. It’s a secret unlocked from outer space with a breathtaking new technology. Sensors mounted in satellites and on spacecraft can see what the... 
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