From the earliest tool from a piece of stone to implanted bionics, the history of human civilization is a history of materials. Today more than ever we need to use materials intelligently to meet the challenges of tomorrow. The film takes us on a journey to meet the pioneers of material science and reveal their extraordinary discoveries that are transforming the world around us.
Could a post-Brexit trade deal expose UK consumers to unsafe goods? One of the most controversial items on the menu remains whether the UK will have to accept chlorinated American chicken as part of any post-Brexit deal with the United States. This dispatches documentary goes undercover in a major US poultry processing plant to find out the truth about chemically washed chicken.