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Series: The Cell

 

The Cell: The Hidden Kingdom

   2009    Science
Dr Adam Rutherford tells the extraordinary story of the scientific quest to discover the secrets of the cell and of life itself. Every living thing is made of cells, microscopic building blocks of almost unimaginable power and complexity. The first part explores how centuries of scientific and religious dogma were overturned by the earliest discoveries of the existence of cells, and how scientists came to realize that there was, literally, more to life than meets the eye.

The Chemistry of Life

   2009    Science
This episode explores how scientists delved ever deeper into the world of the cell, seeking to reveal the magic ingredient that can spark a bundle of chemicals into life. Their discoveries have brought us to the brink of being able to create life for ourselves.

The Spark of Life

   2009    Science
The final part reveals how our knowledge of cells has brought us to the brink of one of the most important moments in history. Scientists are close to repeating what has happened only once in four billion years - the creation of a new life form.
Everything and Nothing
Everything and Nothing

   2011    Science
Natural World
Natural World

   2015    Nature
Seven Ages of Rock
Seven Ages of Rock

   2007    Art
Enemies of Reason
Enemies of Reason

      Medicine
Pets: Wild at Heart
Pets: Wild at Heart

   2015    Nature
Wild South America
Wild South America

   2005    Nature
Breakthrough
Breakthrough

   2015    Medicine
Human Planet
Human Planet

   2011    Culture