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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.

Motivation
Motivation

   2017    Culture
Nova Wonders
Nova Wonders

   2018    Medicine
Through the Wormhole Season 6
Through the Wormhole Season 6

   2015    Science
Triumph of Life
Triumph of Life

   2006    Nature
Generation Iron
Generation Iron

   2017    Culture
Earthflight
Earthflight

   2012    Nature
The Brain with David Eagleman
The Brain with David Eagleman

   2015    Medicine