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1) Life at speed (1996)
Digital collection: Films@UM
Why does life in a modern city move so fast, how have people adapted to this frantic pace, and what are the p...
umd:10697
2) Virtual friends (1996)
Digital collection: Films@UM
This program investigates the new interactive society model in which physical neighborhoods connected by prox...
umd:10703
3) Living on the edge (1996)
Digital collection: Films@UM
This program redefines fear stimuli and explores the fine line between fright and excitement. The rapid evolu...
umd:10736
Digital collection: Films@UM
The Mandelbrot set-someone has called it the thumbprint of God-is one of the most beautiful and remarkable di...
umd:10764
5) Life story (1987)
Digital collection: Films@UM
Dramatization of the research of and relationships between scientists James Watson, Francis Crick, Maurice Wi...
umd:10698
6) Urban explorers (1996)
Digital collection: Films@UM
The modern city is a complex maze of choices and decisions. This program describes the brain's empirical appr...
umd:10569
Digital collection: Films@UM
Discusses how links between climatic changes and emerging civilizations have been postulated and how the civi...
umd:10584
Digital collection: Films@UM
The process of oxidative phosphorylation is covered. The process is shown to depend on the creation of a hydr...
umd:10585
9) The Krebs cycle (1988)
Digital collection: Films@UM
The chemical process known as the Krebs cycle is examined in detail. Illustrates the cyclical metabolism of p...
umd:10586
10) Glycolysis 2 (1988)
Digital collection: Films@UM
The second half of the glycolysis process is covered ending with the production of the molecule pyruvate. The...
umd:10587
11) Glycolysis 1 (1988)
Digital collection: Films@UM
Follows the sequential breakdown of glucose through the process of glycolysis that leads to the production of...
umd:10588
12) The Cell and energy (1988)
Digital collection: Films@UM
Examines the cell's energy molecule, glucose. Also illustrates the cell respiration process of extracting ene...
umd:10608
Digital collection: Films@UM
This program examines developments in transportation in Great Britain during the Industrial Revolution: road ...
umd:10609
Digital collection: Films@UM
This program examines how industrialization led to urbanization, which led to higher rents and overcrowding, ...
umd:10610
15) Harnessing steam (1990)
Digital collection: Films@UM
This program looks at the role of water power. Examines Newcomen's and Watt's machines, looks at the interdep...
umd:10611
16) The railway age (1990)
Digital collection: Films@UM
Examines the impact of the introduction of railways in Great Britain, covering the technological revolution, ...
umd:10656
Digital collection: Films@UM
Based on Erlich's best-selling book, The Population Bomb, the program features archival footage from around t...
umd:10659
Digital collection: Films@UM
Defines various terms describing cyberspace, and questions if computer technology is contributing to the soci...
umd:10667
19) Proteins (1994)
Digital collection: Films@UM
Focuses on proteins, the essential biochemical foundation of the cell that fulfill a variety of tasks within ...
umd:10668
20) Molecular biology (1993)
Digital collection: Films@UM
This program shows the various types of gene reproduction and examines the gene responsible for blood clottin...
umd:10672
Digital collection: Films@UM
Steve Jones investigates what constitutes Native American blood, then follows three individuals as they use D...
umd:10674
22) Lost tribes (1997)
Digital collection: Films@UM
Steve Jones travels from Israel's Plains of Armageddon to Africa's Great Zimbabwe to solve the age-old riddle...
umd:10675
23) Viruses (1994)
Digital collection: Films@UM
Examines how viruses, though incapable of reproducing outside of living cells, have developed refined strateg...
umd:10676
Digital collection: Films@UM
British biologist Richard Dawkins promotes his theory of the evolutionary creation of man and animals. Progra...
umd:10677
25) Bitter potion (1996)
Digital collection: Films@UM
In 1988, Peggy Carr died of an undiagnosed ailment, and her two sons became violently ill. An autopsy indicat...