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Pure Science Specials


Pure Science is an anthology of acclaimed science television programs from around the world. Investigate cutting-edge technologies, visit remote corners of the planet, search for answers to our most vexing questions, and learn what makes our world tick.

Licensed Regions: USA

  • 45:10 Pure Science Specials - Green China Rising

    Pure Science Specials - Green China Rising

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    In the war to save our planet's future, the battleground is China ... the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases. We meet the many pioneers across China who are stepping up with new innovations and new ideas that crash through conventional thinking.

  • 48:59 Pure Science Specials - The First Human Clone

    Pure Science Specials - The First Human Clone

    by Merlin Added 22 Views / 0 Likes

    This powerful documentary looks at the controversial attempts to clone a human being by a small group of doctors and scientists, led by Dr. Panos Zavos, in the face of ferocious opposition from many governments and most of society. Uploaded under license

  • 49:06 Pure Science Specials - Cloning the Dead

    Pure Science Specials - Cloning the Dead

    by Merlin Added 11 Views / 0 Likes

    Professor Zavos is heading the only scientific team attempting to clone a human being successfully produced as embryo from tissue taken from a dead man. After a mother loses her daughter in a tragic car crash, Zavos attempts to bring her daughter back. Up

  • 52:17 Pure Science Specials - In The Mind of Plants

    Pure Science Specials - In The Mind of Plants

    by Merlin Added 19 Views / 0 Likes

    Can plants perceive their environments? Can they feel? Sleep? Remember? In some ways, plants have surpassed animal on their evolutionary path. Find out how in one of the most interesting documentaries you will ever see. Uploaded under license from Terrano

  • 53:20 Pure Science Specials - Earth: The Operator's Manual

    Pure Science Specials - Earth: The Operator's Manual

    by Merlin Added 21 Views / 0 Likes

    Uploaded under license from APT. Though concern over global warming is higher than ever, it has birthed many ecological breakthroughs. Earth: The Operator's Manual is a rigorously researched, and ultimately uplifting antidote to the "doom and gloom" appro

  • 47:57 Pure Science Specials - Mystery of the Mind - What Makes Us Human?

    Pure Science Specials - Mystery of the Mind - What Makes Us Human?

    by Merlin Added 22 Views / 0 Likes

    Uploaded under license from DRG. Evolution. It's an idea that has long fascinated scientists. Many have tried to bridge the gap between humans and our nearest cousins: apes. But what really sets us apart? What secrets does the human brain hold, and just w

  • 41:46 Pure Science Specials - Women Addicted To Sex

    Pure Science Specials - Women Addicted To Sex

    by Merlin Added 22 Views / 0 Likes

    Sex Addiction is a disease that often goes unrecorded. It manifests differently in each person’s life, but there is always the same irresistible urge. In this documentary we’ll see how four women have coped with sex addiction in their own unique ways. Upl

  • 52:22 Pure Science Specials - Changing Your Mind

    Pure Science Specials - Changing Your Mind

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    Until very recently, the world's best scientists and physicians believed that the adult brain couldn't change. New research shows that brain formation does not end in childhood; the mind remains 'plastic', or changeable, for our entire lives. Uploaded und

  • 51:48 Pure Science Specials - Dream Life Of Rats

    Pure Science Specials - Dream Life Of Rats

    by Merlin Added 14 Views / 0 Likes

    Uploaded under license from Terranoa. Who would have thought that a creature so despised a century ago would be responsible for so many medical and scientific breakthroughs. Without the rat, the mysteries of thought and emotion would remain an enigma.

  • 51:11 Pure Science Specials - Super Worm

    Pure Science Specials - Super Worm

    by Merlin Added 21 Views / 0 Likes

    Uploaded under license from Terranoa. The worm, a living tube of flesh, has become a lab star due to its beautiful simplicity. Worms have helped scientists solve great puzzles in genetics and disease; they've even helped map the human genome.

  • 57:23 Pure Science Specials - The Fantastical World of Hormones

    Pure Science Specials - The Fantastical World of Hormones

    by Merlin Added 15 Views / 0 Likes

    Leading endocrinologist Professor John Wass tells the fascinating story of hormones, the well-known but little-understood chemicals that govern our bodies. From our appetite to how we grow and reproduce, hormones are a crucial part of what makes us human.

  • 52:48 Pure Science Specials - A Volcano Odyssey

    Pure Science Specials - A Volcano Odyssey

    by Merlin Added 12 Views / 0 Likes

    Follow the story of 65 millions years of evolution around a volcanic hotspot in the Indian Ocean. These catastrophic events have shaped life as we know it from the smallest microbes to the largest beasts to ever live, the dinosaurs. Uploaded under license

  • 44:25 Pure Science Specials - Munchausen Moms

    Pure Science Specials - Munchausen Moms

    by Merlin Added 22 Views / 0 Likes

    The bond between mother and child is one of the strongest in a human’s life. But in a lethal form of child abuse known as Munchausen by Proxy, mothers cause their children to be sick to gain attention, and the once sacred relationship can turn deadly.

  • 43:40 Pure Science Specials - China's March Into Space

    Pure Science Specials - China's March Into Space

    by Merlin Added 15 Views / 0 Likes

    Inside a spaceship at Jiuquan Launch Facility, three men sit on top of 500 tons of liquid fuel. A controlled explosion will blast them three hundred kilometers into space, and into the record books. This is China’s next great leap into space. Uploaded und

  • 48:38 Pure Science Specials - Immortality

    Pure Science Specials - Immortality

    by Merlin Added 18 Views / 0 Likes

    In this thought-provoking documentary, we bring together the most recent and groundbreaking scientific research relating to slowing down or reversing the effects of aging, and increasing our life span. Uploaded under license from Off the Fence

  • 49:48 Pure Science Specials - The Devil's Sea - Beyond the Bermuda Triangle

    Pure Science Specials - The Devil's Sea - Beyond the Bermuda Triangle

    by Merlin Added 13 Views / 0 Likes

    Why have so many ships met their doom in the sea off the south coast of Japan? Could this stretch of water be the Bermuda Triangle of the Pacific? One man sets out to find a long lost wreck, and separate fact from fantasy as he explores The Devil's Sea. U

  • 51:14 Pure Science Specials - The Diva Mummy

    Pure Science Specials - The Diva Mummy

    by Merlin Added 13 Views / 0 Likes

    Scientists perform an autopsy on the best preserved mummy ever discovered: that of a Han aristocrat named Lady Dai. More than 2000 years after her death her flesh is still resilient and the blood in her veins is still red. What can she tell us about life

  • 48:56 Pure Science Specials - Psychopath

    Pure Science Specials - Psychopath

    by Merlin Added 18 Views / 0 Likes

    A look at recent research into the brains and behavior of psychopaths and the prospects for treatment or containment of this antisocial group. Psychopaths who have been convicted of appalling crimes explain with disturbing clarity what motivated them.

  • 52:53 Pure Science Specials - Chasing El Niño

    Pure Science Specials - Chasing El Niño

    by Merlin Added 11 Views / 0 Likes

    Scientists attempt to find a theory that can explain the cause of the weather phenomenon, El Niño, which only occurs once or twice per decade. The information they gather is fed into a computer to predict when and how hard El Niño will strike. Uploaded un

  • 46:59 Pure Science Specials - Crime Scene Insects

    Pure Science Specials - Crime Scene Insects

    by Merlin Added 15 Views / 0 Likes

    Crime Scene Insects charts recent advances in forensic entomology and reveals how insects found on or near a corpse can reveal not just the time of death, but whether a body's been moved, and whether the victim's taken drugs. Uploaded under license from E

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