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A brand new season of Fíorscéal


Aliens Inside us
This programme centres around the work of a
microbiologist & her 2012 expedition to the Amazon.

Repeats Wednesday @ 01:05

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Parental Rating: PG

Over a decade after scientists first decoded the human genome, they are learning that there is a lot more to being human than those 3 billion letters.

First Shown: 19 Sep

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Fíorscéal

Fíorscéal brings a new season of top-class international documentaries that continue to throw a sometimes disturbing or controversial light on issues which affect us environmentally, socially, politically and globally.


Aliens Inside us – Repeats Wednesday @ 01:05
Over a decade after scientists first decoded the human genome, they are learning that there is a lot more to being human than those 3 billion letters. In addition to all those microbial hitchhikers, more than half our genome is pocked with alien DNA-viruses, bacteria and parasites which inserted themselves over millions of years of evolution. This programme centres around the work of microbiologist Maria Gloria Dominguez Bello and her expedition to the Amazon in the summer of 2012.
 

Battle of Social Networks – Thursday @ 22:30
This documentary analyses the unauthorised Catalan independence referendum and its reach in mass media. It has been predicted that by 2022, fake news will constitute half of online content. How can important mainstream media avoid falling for fake news? How do people manage fake news? Do they detect them? Do they spread them?
 

 

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