Extras

Season 3, Episode 1

Season 3, Episode 1

The team investigates the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil disaster. Meanwhile, Dallas proves Einstein’s theory of relativity with the help of a jet plane and a very expensive atomic clock.

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Season 4, Episode 8

Season 4, Episode 8

The team explores the future of recycling, investigates how GPS works, and figures out the science behind a classic magic trick.

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Season 4, Episode 7

Season 4, Episode 7

Liz does some serious DNA-based family tree tracking while Jem builds a singing road as a wedding present for William and Kate.

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Season 4, Episode 6

Season 4, Episode 6

Liz looks into the science of genetic modification. Dallas tries to remedy Jem’s dust allergy by making him eat worms.

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Season 4, Episode 5

Season 4, Episode 5

Jem builds his own laser while Yan demonstrates how to calculate the speed of light.

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Season 4, Episode 4

Season 4, Episode 4

The team visits the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Hawaii and checks out San Francisco’s new earthquake-proof Bay Bridge.

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Season 4, Episode 3

Season 4, Episode 3

Jem explains what a calorie is and takes part in the Oxbridge Boat Race Risk while Yan goes to the Houses of Parliament to test MPs’ abilities to calculate risk.

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Season 4, Episode 1

Season 4, Episode 1

Liz looks at the science of IVF and follows two couples undertaking treatment while Jem attempts to become the first man to go 360 degrees on a playground swing.

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Season 5, Episode 8

Season 5, Episode 8

In the aftermath of the Fukushima radiation scare, the team turns its attention to nuclear power.

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Season 5, Episode 7

Season 5, Episode 7

Dallas investigates a potential global helium shortage, while Liz tries out airport security x-ray technology.

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Season 5, Episode 6

Season 5, Episode 6

Dallas explores what causes tooth decay and gum disease while Jem investigates the effects of electric lights on sleep.

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Season 5, Episode 5

Season 5, Episode 5

Liz investigates bedbugs while Yan explains why statistics are not to be trusted and Dallas goes stargazing in California.

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Season 5, Episode 4

Season 5, Episode 4

Liz investigates new stem-cell research, Yan tries out the Nocebo effect and Dallas discovers how to remember where he left his keys.

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Season 5, Episode 3

Season 5, Episode 3

Jem witnesses the awesome power of rockets, Yan measurea the earth’s circumference and Dallas goes in search of a robot to call his own.

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Season 5, Episode 2

Season 5, Episode 2

Liz experiences the power of rip currents, Yan attempts to demonstrate evolution and Jem is turning everyday scrap into gold.

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Season 5, Episode 1

Season 5, Episode 1

Are diamonds really forever? Plus, the science of popcorn is uncovered!

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Season 6, Episode 8

Season 6, Episode 8

What’s behind our special relationship with dogs? See the effects of domestication and how they can be good for your health!

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Season 6, Episode 7

Season 6, Episode 7

The team looks at travel nightmares: Traffic jams and travel sickness.

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Season 6, Episode 6

Season 6, Episode 6

Liz explores how hormones and blood sugar affect our energy and mood, and Dallas asks if we really need to drink eight glasses of water a day.

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Season 6, Episode 5

Season 6, Episode 5

Jem explores wire-free electricity, and Liz finds out how mobile phone signals could protect us.

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Season 6, Episode 4

Season 6, Episode 4

While Dallas finds out how crowds can cooperate subconsciously, Liz learns how architects control the flow of crowds.

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Season 6, Episode 3

Season 6, Episode 3

Liz looks at the safety of digital storage formats and whether the Cloud answers all our problems.

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Season 6, Episode 2

Season 6, Episode 2

The team asks whether modern life is damaging our ears.

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Season 6, Episode 1

Season 6, Episode 1

The team investigates why gas costs so much, and whether we can use science to make fuel for free.

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