This long-running hit gets behind the hype and headlines to find the truth about what’s good for your health.
The team seek out the latest research and work with leading universities to run major experiments. Can eating less boost your memory? Can you cure a lifelong phobia in a few hours?
What’s the best way to calm a crying baby? Can food improve your mood? With expert presenters from the fields of genetics, psychiatry, paediatrics and general practice, this programme brings you the health advice you can trust, and takes you to the cutting edge of medical research.
Witness nature’s greatest dramas and emotional encounters up close as Spy in the Wild returns with its revolutionary spy cameras.
The latest series explores mass gatherings among the animal kingdom as its even more lifelike spy creatures infiltrate communities and take you into the heart of the action. Why do animals gather for one-off events? What does it feel like to be part of the herd?
And how do they cope with the changing seasons and climate? Become part of a gorilla family for the day, discover the drama of koala breeding season, and feel the heat of battle as Komodo dragons battle for supremacy.
We’re in the middle of a sleep crisis. Many of us just aren’t getting the sleep we need. How is it affecting us?
This bold experiment sleep-deprives a group of people for 48 hours - to find out exactly how lack of sleep affects our brains and bodies. Crammed with counter-intuitive science, this programme offers up answers to a question that’s critical to our health, and sees experts help people with sleep problems - from snoring to night terrors.
Discover the secrets to getting that restful night you’ve been dreaming of.
Explorer Ben Fogle meets more people who’ve turned their back on the rat-race and set up home in some of the most remote and inhospitable parts of the world.
Ep5 Sweden, Ep6 Ethiopia, Ep7 Panama, Ep8 Iceland, Ep9 Siberia, Ep10 New Zealand, Ep11 Croatia, Ep12 Oregon.
It protects against a hostile environment, defends against predators, communicates, and can provide extra-sensory abilities. Discover the extraordinary secrets of skin.
With the help of experts, hands-on experiments and stunning case studies from the natural world, this fascinating series reveals how skin adapts, moves and protects. Learn about frogs that excrete lethal poisons through their skin, animals whose skin has evolved ‘air conditioning’ to keep them cool, and hippos who have their own type of sunscreen. It’s all revealed in this series exploring one of nature’s greatest wonders.
Tim Warwood and Adam Gendle risk life and limb to uncover the truth about animals in the eye-opening and entertaining series from the renowned BBC Studios Natural History Unit.
Do cats always land on their feet? Could a squid sink a ship? Is spider silk really stronger than steel? Endlessly curious presenters Tim and Gendle want to find out. In a fresh take on natural history filmmaking, the intrepid pair quiz experts and conduct audacious stunts –including a nerve-wracking swim with a great white shark - to get answers. But they find more than they expected, discovering a whole host of strnge and remarkable truths about the animal kingdom.
Explorer Steve Backshall comes face to face with lethal beauties and killer beasts in his mission to find the world's deadilest animals. Join Steve as he meets fierce forest elephants in the wilds of Gabon, searches for the elusive sunfish, and experiences the ferocity of the South African several.
The series also looks at the perilous future facing some of these deadly animals, and reveals the remarkable work being done by wildlife conservationists to protect them. With stunning footage and fascinating facts, this is a chance to get up-close-and-personal with the natural world's most fearsome creatures. Just don't forget to watch your back.
BBC Earth seeks to inspire audiences by sharing the incredible wonders of our universe. The channel showcases the work of the world’s foremost factual film-makers and it seeks to take audiences on a thrilling journey of discovery.
From the smallest creature under the microscope to the limitless expanses of space, BBC Earth brings viewers face-to-face with heart-pounding action, mind-blowing ideas and the wonder of being human.