There is perhaps no part of the human body more maligned than fat. This short film challenges us to rethink fat by explaining why we have it, how it works, and how it may make us sick. It turns out cutting edge science is uncovering the wonders of fat, and it’s time the rest of […]
What does it mean to be a scientific hero? That provocative question is at the heart of the strange-but-true story of the discovery of insulin in the early 1920s. This film reveals how the paths to revolutionary scientific discoveries are almost always more complicated and interesting than history describes.
Type 2 diabetes has traditionally been seen as a disease of the developed world. However, eighty percent of the cases are now occurring in developing nations. This film takes us to India, where we probe the scientific mysteries in one of the epicenters of what has become a global diabetes epidemic.