Capturing Grace

Capturing Grace

Synopsis It seems like two separate realms. One is occupied by acclaimed dancers from Brooklyn’s world renowned Mark Morris Dance Group, the other by people with Parkinson’s disease. Capturing Grace is about what happens when those two worlds intersect. Filmed over...
Extreme By Design

Extreme By Design

Synopsis Extreme By Design, which aired nationally on PBS in December 2013, follows a band of college students who design and build products to solve seemingly intractable problems for the world’s poor. One student’s team must create a breathing device to keep babies...
The War Against Microbes

The War Against Microbes

Synopsis In 1900, the average global life expectancy was about 31 years. Today, it’s 67 – an astonishingly steep improvement that is one of the most radical and consequential changes in all of human history. One of the biggest drivers of that change has been the...
The Body’s Secret Army

The Body’s Secret Army

Synopsis Every day of our lives, silently and invisibly, our bodies do battle against a never-ending onslaught of hostile forces. Bacteria. Viruses. Microbes of all kinds. Fortunately, we win the lion’s share of these battles. If we didn’t, we’d all die. The foot...
The Mystery of Memory

The Mystery of Memory

Synopsis In an intimate look into one of today’s most fascinating scientific questions, The Mystery of Memory takes us on an eye-opening journey of discovery by exploring the work of scientists on the frontiers of memory – including three Nobel Prize-winners. Funding...