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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

The Story of Us
The Story of Us

   2018    Culture
Human universe
Human universe

   2014    Technology
The Cell
The Cell

   2009    Science
In Search of Beethoven
In Search of Beethoven

   2009    Art
Survivors Guide to Prison
Survivors Guide to Prison

   2018    Culture
P.U.L.S.E
P.U.L.S.E

   2006    Art
Reel Rock
Reel Rock

   2014    Culture
Frozen Planet
Frozen Planet

   2011    Nature