Dr Kevin Fong explores a medical revolution that promises to help us live longer, healthier lives. Inspired by the boom in health-related apps and gadgets, it is all about novel ways we can monitor ourselves around the clock.
Precision the Measure of All Things
Professor Marcus du Sautoy gives a guided tour through the practice of performance measurement, from lightning to heat and electricity. Follow his journey and get introduced to the concept of measurement, by one of the most prominent figure in today’s field of mathematics.
The Age of Big Data
This film by the BBC’s Horizon programme takes a look at how Big Data and analytics innovations are being applied in a number of disparate domains by: police department, medical researchers, financial traders, marketing firms.
The Science of Chance
Infection can take over the entire human body and if our immune systems aren’t strong enough we will die – in fact, infectious disease has regularly wiped out millions of people across the planet.
Bottled Life: Nestle's Business with Water
A documentary about some of the strategies and measure of success of the world's most powerful food and beverage company, through the eyes of the Swiss journalist Res Gehringer.
Mind Over Money
The science behind making financial decisions, along with the attempt to answer an important question: how come economists did not anticipate the 2008 financial crisis?