Director: Meng Chuanhui
The silvery-white metal calcium plays an important part in human health. It provides the structural material for teeth and the 206 bones in our bodies and also regulates many physiological and neurological processes. This straightforward film illustrates China's attempts to raise consciousness about public health issues.
In 1977 Canadian scientists decided to sacrifice one lake to study the effect of acid rain on the thousands of lakes spread across North America. Each year measured amounts of raw acid were dumped in… More »
Have you ever been caught in peak-hour traffic and wondered why you are sitting in a glorified tin can? Ever wondered whether a UFO might conclude that cars are the dominant species on Earth? Then th… More »
Twenty years of painstaking research has now unveiled the time, the environment, the climate, the habitation and the cultural setting of the Man of Tautavel. The Tautavel Grotto in France is an extra… More »
Neutrophil is the key factor in how white blood cells protect us from Infection. Japanese researchers have recently succeeded in extracting and purifying a hormone called G-CSF, known for its efficie… More »
Africa is the continent that saw the birth of humanity. It has also been ruled in equal measure by an animal of gargantuan proportions. An animal that is now losing the battle to live in the very lan… More »