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Series: Evolution

 

Evolution: Great Transformations

   2004    Science
What triggered the incredible diversity of life on Earth, and how have complex life forms, including humans, evolved? Is there direction to evolution? And is human intelligence inevitable? This program focuses on evolution's 'great transformations' —among them the development of a standard four-limbed body plan, the journey from water to land, the return of marine mammals to the sea, and the emergence of humans. Driven by a combination of opportunism and a genetic 'toolkit', these astounding leaps forward define the arc of evolution. And they suggest that every living creature on earth today, and every species that has ever existed, is a variation on a grand genetic theme—a member of one, and only one, tree of life

Evolution: The Evolutionary Arms Race

   2004    Science
Survival of the fittest: Raw competition? Intense cooperation? Both are essential. Interactions between and within species are among the most powerful evolutionary forces on Earth, and understanding them may be a key to our own survival.

Leaving Neverland
Leaving Neverland

   2019    Culture
Life of a Universe
Life of a Universe

   2017    Science
Ancient Aliens
Ancient Aliens

   2014    Culture
Reel Rock
Reel Rock

   2014    Culture
Earth, the Power of the Planet
Earth, the Power of the Planet

   2007    Nature
P.U.L.S.E
P.U.L.S.E

   2006    Art
Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle
Jonestown: Terror in the Jungle

   2018    History
The Story of China
The Story of China

   2016    History