Catalyst catch up

Season 19

Season 19, Episode 5 - Beating Diabetes

4.0 7 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.

Season 19, Episode 3 - Feeding Australia (part 2) A Sustainable Future

4.0 4 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.

Season 19, Episode 2 - Feeding Australia (part 1) Foods Of Tomorrow

3.0 4 x
In the first of a 2-part Catalyst special, Feeding Australia, chef Paul West reveals the key breakthroughs in science and technology that will shape what we might be eating in the coming decades.

Season 19, Episode 1 - Skin Clinic

3.0 11 x
Uncover the secrets to healthier skin as we get up close and personal with some of the most common rashes, spots and blemishes. Dr Shalin Naik and Dr Caroline West show you how to care for your body's largest organ.
Season 18

Season 18, Episode 17 - Sleep Matters

4.0 4 x
Actor, comedian and sleep-deprived new dad Lawrence Leung explores the latest science behind sleep to find out what he's missing out on - and if he even needs it at all.

Season 18, Episode 16 - Gut Revolution (part 3) Victoria's Story

2.5 7 x
Nutrition Scientist Dr Joanna McMillan takes on her most challenging case as she battles to help Victoria recover from debilitating anxiety & gut pains, using emerging science showing links between gut bacteria & the brain.

Season 18, Episode 15 - Back To The Moon

3.0 5 x
The race to the moon is back. After a quiet half century since the last Apollo mission, Assoc Prof Alan Duffy takes us inside the new space race, where innovators and big dreamers are rewriting the book on space exploration.

Season 18, Episode 14 - Farmer Needs A Robot

3.0 11 x
A group of pioneering scientists take their robots into the world of agriculture to see if they can help Aussie farmers tackle some of their biggest challenges. Will they change the way we've been farming for generations?

Season 18, Episode 13 - The Secret To Making Better Decisions

3.0 12 x
From the science of making choices to the solving power of algorithms, Mathematician Lily Serna looks at how the logic of mathematics can help you make better, smarter decisions.
Season 23

Season 23, Episode 4 - Forever Young? The Rise Of Injectables: A Catalyst Special

4.3 209 x
Australians spend over a billion dollars on injectable treatments annually and clients seeking "tweakments" are getting younger. We explore the psychology behind this trend and the consequences of pursuing perfection.