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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.

Blue Planet II
Blue Planet II

   2017    Nature
Blood of the Vikings
Blood of the Vikings

   2001    History
Conquistadors
Conquistadors

   2002    History
Power of Art
Power of Art

   2006    Art
The Cell
The Cell

   2009    Science
Wings
Wings

      Nature
The Story of God
The Story of God

   2016    Culture