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LHCb – The Beauty Experiment

One of the most fundamental questions yet to be answered is why we live in a matter dominated universe, when it is widely believed that in the Big Bang equal amounts of matter and antimatter were created. Experimental measurements and theory hint that almost all matter and antimatter would have annihilated each other leaving behind…

Innovation Academy

This series, made for YouTube and a collaboration between Trinity College Dublin and University College Dublin, creates “an exciting intellectual space where students and academics interact in multi-disciplinary groups with mentors from the public and private sector to develop and nurture creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and teamwork”. The Researcher Video Pitch series showcases doctoral research through video…

Bird Brain

For decades, we thought that bird minds were primitive, relying on instinct and little else. But recently, we’ve come to realise how wrong this is. This film explores the very latest research into bird intelligence, including work from the University of Vienna, the Konrad Lorenz Institute, the Max Planck Institute, Oxford University, Cambridge University and…

Salamander – Cells of Hope

Elena Cattaneo, Professor of Pharmacology at the Milan State University (and winner of the “Grande Ippocrate” award for the medical researcher of the year in 2008) is head of a world-renowned Centre for research on stem cells and has made a name for her research on neurodegenerative diseases This documentary centres on an interview with…

ORBIT: EARTH’S EXTRAORDINARY JOURNEY – EPISODE 1

BBCTV    UK Right now you’re hurtling around the sun at 64,000 miles an hour – 100,000kilometres an hour. In the next year you’ll travel 584 million miles to end up where you started. Presenters Kate Humble and Dr Helen Czerski follow the Earth’s journey around ten sun for one complete orbit, to witness the extraordinary…

BONES (Episode 1 of the series ORIGINS OF US)

BBC TV, UK Trekking through the forests of our ancient ancestors in Africa, Dr Alice Roberts, Professor of Anatomy at Birmingham University pinpoints a fossil which holds a clue to why our ancestors stood upright and started walking. Charting the journey from Australopithecus to Homo Erectus and beyond, Alice tells the epic story of human…

TATORT: AUSKREUZUNG (“Crime Scene: Cross Breeding”)

From the series Tatort  (“Crime Scene”) Colonia Media Filmproduktions for WDR Germany Cologne police inspectors Max Ballauf and Freddy Schenk have to solve an act of sabotage with deadly consequence. A young lab technician has been killed by the failure of a cooling system in a renowned Institute for Plant Research”. The story takes a…

INK TIPS

A Casablanca Film Production for Radio Televizija Slovenia This is story of a clash between cultures. On the one hand, between generations – a more peasant-based and traditional culture taking on the values of the modern world; on the other between the professional role of a woman scientist and her family tensions. Set in Slovenia,…