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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.

The Putin Interviews
The Putin Interviews

   2017    Culture
The Normans
The Normans

   2010    History
The Universe Season 7
The Universe Season 7

   2014    Science
Galapagos with David Attenborough
Galapagos with David Attenborough

   2013    Nature
Planet Dinosaur
Planet Dinosaur

   2011    Science
Through the Wormhole
Through the Wormhole

   2011    Science
Life in the Undergrowth
Life in the Undergrowth

   2005    Nature
The Nazis, A Warning From History
The Nazis, A Warning From History

   1997    History