The young Soviet Union ushered in an era of sexual freedom: out with bourgeois conventions! But in the ensuing social chaos, the regime soon operated a U-turn, exalting the virtues of toiling for the glory of communism. Sexual activity had been relegated to its strict reproductive function. 70 years of communist rule through the prism of sexuality!
Love can change our lives - in the truest sense of the word. Recent scientific studies prove that love is more than just an emotion. It is a drive that transforms our brain and our body profoundly. This film shows the fascinating science behind what love is, what it does to us - and whether it is good for us at all.
Breast cancer kills. But are blanket screening programmes that screen all women, rather than those with symptoms, doing more harm than good? Controversially, studies into the effects of these programmes show they do not reduce the risk of dying from breast cancer. Healthy women are receiving unnecessary diagnoses of pre-cancerous conditions that are unlikely to develop and many are harmed by unnecessary treatment. We follow four women around the world facing the fear of cancer.
Thanks to major achievements in science some aspects of procreation, which were considered as science fiction in the past, are now a possibility. A baby with 3 biological parents, In Vitro Fertilisation and Embryo Transfer, genetic engineering, choice of the genre or the eyes colors... our dream baby is becoming a reality.
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.