Catalyst

2018
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Season 19, Episode 8 (Bionic Revolution)

4.0 17 x
Dr Nikki Stamp meets Australians whose lives are transformed by artificial body parts, and scientists whose cutting-edge work merging biology with technology reveal a world on the cusp of a bionic revolution. (Final for 2018)
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Season 19, Episode 7 (Memory Matters)

3.0 23 x
In the season final, Dr Caroline West meets scientists working at the forefront of memory research, introducing remarkable individuals whose exceptional memories and unique abilities are helping unlock the secrets of memory.
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Season 19, Episode 6 (How To Be Lucky: The Maths Of Chance)

3.0 22 x
Vibrant maths whizz Lily Serna pits mathematics against luck in fields as varied as birthdays, blackjack, Aussie rules football, and even air sea rescues - and puts the audience to the test in this massive maths test.
57:00

Season 19, Episode 4 (How To Build A Time Machine)

4.0 27 x
Catalyst examines the science of time travel. What do we need to be able to do or understand to construct a functioning time machine? Dr Graham Phillips showcases the scientists working on the cutting edge of discovery.
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Season 19, Episode 5 (Beating Diabetes)

4.0 34 x
Nutritionist Dr Joanna McMillan is on a mission to help stem the onslaught of Type 2 diabetes, devising a personalised program to help four Australians on the brink of developing the chronic illness.
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Season 19, Episode 3 (Feeding Australia (part 2) A Sustainable Future)

4.0 20 x
We're a nation with a big appetite and as the population moves towards 40 million it's only going to get bigger. Paul West, Professor Clare Collins and Dr Noby Leong reveal how technology is set to transform food production.
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Season 19, Episode 2 (Feeding Australia (part 1) Foods Of Tomorrow)

3.0 24 x
A new season of Catalyst begins with a 2-part special, Feeding Australia, where chef Paul West reveals the key breakthroughs in science and technology that will shape what we might be eating in the coming decades.
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Season 18, Episode 9 (How To Exercise Better)

4.0 7 x
What kind of exercise should we be doing, how much do we need & how hard should push ourselves? To help us live happier healthier lives Dr Caroline West & Dr Shalin Naik uncover the latest sport science secrets from the AIS.
56:00

Season 18, Episode 7 (Sit Back, Relax; The Dawn Of The Driverless Car)

3.0 17 x
The dream of the driverless car has quickly moved from the realm of science fiction. Semi-autonomous cars can park themselves, stay within the well-marked lines of a modern freeway, steer and brake to avoid unseen obstacles.
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Season 18, Episode 5 (Heartbeat: The Miracle Inside You)

3.0 18 x
Heart surgeon Dr Nikki Stamp takes us into the amazing world of our hearts - revealing how they function, how can we look after them and shows us the latest science she uses to help fix them when they go wrong. #ABCcatalyst
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