Mothers and medical professionals speak about their experiences with the increasingly controversial practice of Caesarean deliveries in Brazil.
Traversing disciplines from physics to psychology, nine scientists share ideas and seek common ground by delving into deep existential questions.
Six young women, who each live near one of Earth's major rivers, share how the Waterschool environmental education program has impacted their lives.
This series explores the cyber world's most obscure and dangerous applications and the widely different people who create and frequent them.
This NOVA program investigates deadly train accidents and explores how technological advances can help make travel by rail safer and more efficient.
From lithium-ion to flow batteries, host David Pogue delves into innovations in energy storage that could help power a greener future.
Researchers and educators highlight the gaps in the U.S. education system and share their visions for innovative and meaningful learning environments.
Engineers join the race to design cutting-edge robots capable of performing human tasks, but major technical and ethical challenges lie ahead.
Neuroscientists study the mechanisms of memory to explore a challenging idea: that memory is malleable and can be shaped by not only ourselves.
The theory that rocks on Earth gave birth to key minerals may inspire people to look at these ho-hum objects with a newfound appreciation.
Scientists and experts discuss the brilliant mind of Albert Einstein, whose theories and ideas changed the way humanity views the world.
Amid the ever-changing cyberwar landscape, the powerful National Security Agency is viewed with a mixture of awe and fear around the world.
Narrated by Jeff Bridges, this compelling documentary examines some incredible achievements of engineering from across the globe.
Through interviews with technology thought leaders and futurists, this timely documentary examines the erosion of privacy in the digital age.
This enlightening series from Vox digs into a wide range of topics such as the rise of cryptocurrency, why diets fail, and the wild world of K-pop.
While experimenting with the latest gadgets, two pals debate the benefits, drawbacks and petty annoyances that come with leading tech-fueled lives.
Skilled medical units around the U.K. work against the clock to keep patients alive during the critical first hour of emergency care.
In late-1800s Boston, a vision for the first subway in the U.S. overcomes opposition and technical setbacks, setting a bold precedent for other cit...
Inventor and genius Nikola Tesla, whose ideas revolutionized the use of electricity, envisioned technology that became indispensable decades later.
This life portrait honors nature author Rachel Carson, whose writings led to new laws on pesticides and ushered in an environmental movement.
The dynamic, bow-tied host behind the young adult science show faces climate-change skeptics as he demonstrates the importance of scientific evidence.
After rigorous testing in 1961, a small group of skilled female pilots are asked to step aside when only men are selected for spaceflight.
To determine whether we're alone in the universe, astrobiologists look to Jupiter, Mars and, closer to home, extreme environments on Earth.
A British privateer team pushes itself to the limits of human endurance and engineering mastery to compete in the world's most challenging motor race.
This documentary series showcases the biggest and best war machines around the world, while introducing the men and women who operate them.
Oxford professor Marcus du Sautoy presents a history of math, from the discovery of decimals in ancient Egypt to the great unsolved problems of today.
With more than a thousand victims of 9/11 still missing, forensic teams continue their work to identify remains and bring closure to the families.
A team of pathologists performs an autopsy on a clinically obese donor to examine how excess fat damages the human body.
Guy Martin assists in preparing the last airworthy Vulcan bomber for a farewell tour while revealing the stories behind the iconic aircraft.
Farmers, scientists and industry insiders delve into the hidden costs and consequences of global dairy production and offer up possible solutions.
This reality series follows Air Force Reserve pilots as they fly into hurricanes to gather data and help chart the paths of unpredictable storms.
Martin travels the world to meet the wild ancestors of his beloved pets and explores the powerful bond that has developed between humans and dogs.
This fact-based account delves into humankind's efforts to gather signals from possible intelligent beings beyond the solar system.
This docuseries proves death can be stranger than fiction as it offers a scientific look at a man who drowned in a cat dish and other bizarre demises.
Seemingly simple but deceptively complex, the game of 'Go' serves as the backdrop for this battle between artificial intelligence and man.
In this three-part documentary series, host Marcus du Sautoy examines the mathematical code underlying all of life on Earth and the universe itself.