Breakthrough : Season 1

    • Air date: 01 Nov '15 6 episodes
  • List of Episodes (6)

    1. Fighting Pandemics

    • Viral outbreaks can become deadly pandemics in a matter of days. To prevent catastrophe, courageous scientists are fighting back with new treatments and vaccines.

    2. More Than Human

    • Scientific advancements are challenging the concept of what it means to be human. In the near future, enhancing the human body with technology could lead to the next stage of our evolution.

    3. Decoding the Brain

    • Using powerful new technologies, scientists are seeking solutions to a variety of mental illnesses by exploring unmapped facets of the human brain.

    4. The Age of Aging

    • New discoveries may help us slow or even turn back our biological clocks.

    5. Energy From the Edge

    • Reliance on fossil fuels is leading us into a global energy crisis. If we act now, developments in energy production could avert disaster and usher in a new era of clean, safe energy.

    6. Water Apocalypse

    • Earth is facing the devastating loss of a vital resource: clean water. Now, innovators across the globe are seeking solutions in emergent technologies to prevent a planet-wide water crisis.