Can magic mushrooms cure depression? Over two years we follow the first ever medical trial of psilocybin (the psychoactive ingredient in magic mushrooms) being used to treat a group of volunteers suffering from clinical depression.
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Scientists from Europe, the United States and Canada, many of them pioneers in the field, offer convincing evidence that play is not to be taken lightly. In fact, it has the power to make animals and humans smarter, healthier and more likely to survive.
With heartfelt stories, Dying to Live takes us into the worlds of those awaiting and going through organ transplants, and with penetrating insight explores the policy failures that allow this to happen. Finally, Dying to Live offers solutions to a very easily solvable crisis.
What do we say without realising and how can we read the signals others give us involuntarily? We look deep in to the science of Body Language as well as practical applications in law enforcement, romance, commerce, national security and more.
Rise of the Trolls reveals the hard truths surrounding anonymity, dark instincts and freedom on the internet. Once you become the target of a Troll, what starts as a minor annoyance can escalate into a living nightmare. But who are Trolls? Will the fight to stop them destroy our personal freedoms?
Narrated by Patrick Stewart and shot in 4K, Journey to Space reveals that Nasa’s next era will be its greatest yet, overcoming challenges from landing astronauts on Mars to capturing asteroids.
Why do we accept huge levels of inequality and social injustice? This is one of the central questions we set out to answer, beginning with a surprising set of social experiments in Norway, which suggest that our willingness to support systems of inequality is far greater than we are often prepared to admit.
Fetal Stem Cell Treatment has demonstrated near miraculous potential but many are forced to seek therapy abroad, we investigate the religious and regulatory roadblocks hindering its market approval.
This documentary investigates Burzynskis hidden cancer treatment, its successes and the decades of failed lawsuits the US government and FDA have pursued in order to try to silence him.
Fracking – an untested energy extraction process - has contaminated drinking water and jeopardized health. We meet scientists, doctors & farmers across the political spectrum engaged in a David and Goliath struggle against Big Oil and Gas.
Hackers have emerged as both a threat to security, or its saviour, depending on your point of view. This film gives context to this misunderstood subculture. In bedrooms across the world, a war is being fought that will affect us all, and the battlefield is online.
An Invisible Threat looks at the relationship between microwave technology & health, investigating the conflicts of interest among industry, politicians, scientists & consumers that leave us unprotected to the effects of radiation. Are we prepared for the answers?