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The Power of Miracles

   2016    Culture
In the last episode of the series, Freeman examines different faiths' views on miracles, meeting a man who survived falling 47 storeys and a cancer patient who believes his illness can be cured by prayer.
Series: The Story of God

How to Live Longer

   2017    Medicine
Our lifespan is increasing by 2.5 years every decade - and a third of all babies born today can expect to live to 100. But living longer can come at a cost. Old age itself brings with it a range of debilitating illnesses, many of which are the result of accumulating damage during our lifetime. Three diseases in particular have become the main killers in the developed world - cancer, heart disease and dementia. But a revolution in bio-medicine is now offering new hope for the treatment of these ailments, and the potential to extend our lives still further. Methods such as gene editing and stem cell therapies are transforming the way medicine can conquer disease today. "How to Live Longer" counts with the guide of the Nobel laureate Sir Paul Nurse, for whom the big question isn't just what science can do to fix our bodies and extend our lives, but whether it's right to use all the tools and techniques available.
Series: The Big Think

It Was Fifty Years Ago Today
It Was Fifty Years Ago Today

   2017    Art
Cosmos: Possible Worlds
Cosmos: Possible Worlds

   2020    Science
Rise of Empires: Ottoman
Rise of Empires: Ottoman

   2020    History
The Normans
The Normans

   2010    History
Leaving Neverland
Leaving Neverland

   2019    Culture
Planet Earth II
Planet Earth II

   2016    Nature
The Sound and the Fury
The Sound and the Fury

   2013    Art
Wonders Of The Universe
Wonders Of The Universe

   2011    Science