SCIENCE

  • THE BREAST MILK BOOM

    THE BREAST MILK BOOM

    For some time now, there has been a real hype about breast milk. Internationally. Myths and legends surround the subject of breast milk, but not all information is scientifically sound. The film presents the latest research into the subject of breast milk, shows what scientists are currently working on and asks which breast milk secrets will be revealed next.

  • CRAZY HORMONES – MEN AND WOMEN IN THE MENOPAUSE

    CRAZY HORMONES – MEN AND WOMEN IN THE MENOPAUSE

    Is menopause really a deficiency disorder, as the huge range of drugs, medicines and hormones suggest? Or simply part of our aging process? Do men go through menopause? And how is it perceived in other cultures? We ask doctors, scientists and researchers and examine recent findings in international research.

  • SEX AND LOVE 3.0

    SEX AND LOVE 3.0

    What do love and partnership mean in the digital age when entire industries are working to generate desire, bring people together and improve relationships? What does the future hold? Will sex robots be the better partners? A stimulating scientific review of the most interpersonal of all relationships.

  • SCIENCES OF THE 21ST CENTURY – ECO PLANES, THE  FUTURE OF FLIGHT?

    SCIENCES OF THE 21ST CENTURY – ECO PLANES, THE FUTURE OF FLIGHT?

    By 2050, passenger planes could emit three times more greenhouse gases than they do today. How can flying become more climate-friendly? Is electromobility in the sky a realistic prospect? We take a look at the latest developments in research.

  • CLIMATE RESEARCH IN THE ARCTIC – A FAMILY IN THE SERVICE OF SCIENCE

    CLIMATE RESEARCH IN THE ARCTIC – A FAMILY IN THE SERVICE OF SCIENCE

    For Eric Brossier, his wife and two daughters, the research ship “Vagabond” is home. Scientists from all over the world charter the boat together with the family for their research projects. We accompany them on an adventurous journey across the Arctic Ocean. Also on board: climate researcher Jochen Halfar and his team. Will their mission succeed?ΩΩ

  • SCIENCES OF THE 21ST CENTURY – POWER OF WOOD – RESOURCE OF THE FUTURE?

    SCIENCES OF THE 21ST CENTURY – POWER OF WOOD – RESOURCE OF THE FUTURE?

    Unless we find more sustainable and efficient ways of producing and using wood as a material and energy supplier, the world’s forests might have disappeared in 200 years. But what can be done? We introduce groundbreaking methods in sustainable forest management and the energy industry.

  • BRAIN BEATS – A JOURNEY INTO OUR SONIC FUTURE

    BRAIN BEATS – A JOURNEY INTO OUR SONIC FUTURE

    We think we live in a visual world, but the scientific research presented in this film points to a more sonically influenced future than a visual one. The film shows the latest findings on the impact sound and music has on our brain and behaviour. Can new technologies help us experience music and sound in a new way?

  • C-SECTION CONTROVERSY

    C-SECTION CONTROVERSY

    Within just twenty years, caesarean section rates have more than doubled in most industrial nations. Caesareans save lives, but in some countries more children are born by c-section than vaginal delivery. We look at the medical and social consequences of this global trend in Germany, France, Brazil and China.

  • SCIENCES OF THE 21ST CENTURY – ACOUSTICS, THE EFFECT OF SOUND

    SCIENCES OF THE 21ST CENTURY – ACOUSTICS, THE EFFECT OF SOUND

    Researchers in scientific institutions and industry are studying the effects of sound on human health. Noise and infrasound can have a negative impact on the human health, but it can also be useful for scientific research. Discover fascinating facts from the different areas of sound research.

  • THE DARK GENE

    THE DARK GENE

    Neurologist Frank Schauder has struggled with recurring depression for years. The search for the causes of his illness leads him into the realm of his own genes and casts light on the fundamental changes modern society faces as a result of the progress being made in the field of genetic sequencing.

  • WAR AND GAMES

    WAR AND GAMES

    Drones, remote-controlled weapons and war robots are the war technology of the future. Controlling them via a screen is like playing a computer game. Does this new remote-controlled war technology provide us with reconnaissance information and security or is it paving the way for a surveillance state? New perspectives on a complex, fascinating subject.

  • READY FOR TAKE-OFF – THE ALL-ELECTRIC AIRCRAFT

    READY FOR TAKE-OFF – THE ALL-ELECTRIC AIRCRAFT

    Elektra One is a single-seat, electrically powered composite aircraft. The electricity for the plane is generated by solar-charging hangars. Its designer is aviation pioneer Calin Gologan. Will the aircraft of the future make the test flight from France to Tunisia?