FUTURE

The Future Revealed, E6 - Cyborg

21m 37s

The Future Revealed takes a spectacular look at the future of humanity through the 21st Century. Unprecedented access to some of the world’s top thinkers from NASA, Cambridge University and M.I.T among others, reveals extraordinary predictions of what could very possibly occur within our lifetime. Each stimulating episode takes viewers on a global journey to discover the innovations that will transform our lives with tomorrow’s science and technology.

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The Future Revealed, E3 - Sex & Love

21m 36s

The Future Revealed takes a spectacular look at the future of humanity through the 21st Century. Unprecedented access to some of the world’s top thinkers from NASA, Cambridge University and M.I.T among others, reveals extraordinary predictions of what could very possibly occur within our lifetime. Each stimulating episode takes viewers on a global journey to discover the innovations that will transform our lives with tomorrow’s science and technology.

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Sperm Bot

22s

Dr Karan talking about and explaining weird medical facts. You can learn about embarrassing things he did as a doctor, weird things patients have said, and even more unusual topics.

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The Future Revealed, E4 - Fountain of Youth

21m 36s

The Future Revealed takes a spectacular look at the future of humanity through the 21st Century. Unprecedented access to some of the world’s top thinkers from NASA, Cambridge University and M.I.T among others, reveals extraordinary predictions of what could very possibly occur within our lifetime. Each stimulating episode takes viewers on a global journey to discover the innovations that will transform our lives with tomorrow’s science and technology.

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Are Humans Still Evolving ?

46s

Dr Karan talking about and explaining weird medical facts. You can learn about embarrassing things he did as a doctor, weird things patients have said, and even more unusual topics.

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The CRISPR Revolution - Genome Editing

52m 01s

Is it the latest gene scandal or a blessing for medicine and agriculture? CRISPR allows scientists to change the genetic material of all living organisms. Researchers are developing therapies for incurable diseases; plants with new characteristics are being created. But the designer baby is also within reach. How far should medicine or agriculture be allowed to go? Researchers, ethicists and critics do agree: society urgently needs to debate the chances and boundaries of genetic engineering.

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Ovaries

47s

Dr Karan talking about and explaining weird medical facts. You can learn about embarrassing things he did as a doctor, weird things patients have said, and even more unusual topics.

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Techno Sapiens - The Future of the Human Species

51m 36s

The boundaries between man and machine, between technology and nature, are becoming increasingly blurred and might even disappear completely in the future. Information technology, genetic engineering and nanotechnology are not only making considerable inroads into society, but also more and more directly into human nature. The day when Homo sapiens is able to consciously design and radically change himself is not far away.

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Cyborgs Among Us

1h 16m

In just a few years, technology will merge with our bodies in unimaginable ways and push the boundaries of what it is to be human. While medical technology still aims at remediating disabilities, cyborgs strive to something else: a merging of man and machine with the goal of enhancing human capabilities.

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The Age of Robots - Humanoid Robots

51m 29s

They look like us. They move like us. And very soon they will live among us. They are humanoid robots. Meet an astonishing group of humanoids, among them: iCub, the world's first baby robot, and REEM, the Service Robot, ready to be launched as a guide in public spaces. Get to know humanoids!

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The Age of Robots - The Bionic Man

54m 44s

From brains to eyes, hands to legs, and deep down to the internal organs; implants, prosthesis and rehabilitation are entering a new era potentially creating a new type of human being - The Bionic Man- in reality, not on retro TV. But what ethical concerns arise as we mix technology with biology?

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The Age of Robots - Entertainment Robots

54m 13s

In the future will we spend our leisure time with smart and sophisticated machines designed for fun - Entertainment Robots? Marvel at Mantis, a two ton insect and Tradinno, a giant fire-spitting dragon. Then take a seat and watch a mechanical actor and a robotic pianist perform.

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The End of Antibiotics

34m 46s

For years antibiotics have been misused to treat both humans and animals for minor illnesses. Careless overprescription has led to the emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. By 2050 these "superbugs" could cause more deaths than cancer. Meanwhile research into new antibiotics is limited, considered unprofitable. Doctors and scientists fear that this combination of factors will create a "perfect storm”.

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