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Planet Ant Life inside the Colony

   2013    Nature
Ant colonies are one of the wonders of nature - complex, organised and mysterious. This programme reveals the secret, underground world of the ant colony in a way that's never been seen before. At its heart is a massive, full-scale ant nest, specially designed and built to allow cameras to see its inner workings. The nest is a new home for a million-strong colony of leafcutter ants from Trinidad. For a month, entomologist Dr George McGavin and leafcutter expert Professor Adam Hart capture every aspect of the life of the colony, using time-lapse cameras, microscopes, microphones and radio tracking technology.

Did God Have a Wife

   2011    Culture
Dr Francesca Stavrakopoulou asks whether the ancient Israelites believed in one God as the Bible claims. She puts the Bible text under the microscope, examining what the original Hebrew said, and explores archaeological sites in Syria and the Sinai which are shedding new light on the beliefs of the people of the Bible. Was the God of Abraham unique? Were the ancient Israelites polytheists? And is it all possible that God had another half?
Series: Bible's Buried Secrets

The Human Body
The Human Body

   1998    Medicine
Reel Rock
Reel Rock

   2014    Culture
Natural World
Natural World

   2015    Nature
The Nazis, A Warning From History
The Nazis, A Warning From History

   1997    History
Japan Earth Enchanted Islands
Japan Earth Enchanted Islands

   2017    Nature
How to Stay Young
How to Stay Young

   2016    Medicine
Ice Age Giants
Ice Age Giants

   2013    Science