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Director(s): 
Matteo BASTIANELLI

Time seems to have stopped at the Industrial Revolution in the 800’s, with no measures of protection and a sensation of discontent and regret I have felt in my fellow countrymen. It is the historic centre of the Magna Graecia surrounded by the steel-work hub in Taranto, Italy. The largest in Europe (…)

Director(s): 
Claudia MARSCHAL

In our daily lives, living secretively amongst us there are heroes, heroes who were born with extraordinary powers. They are not your ordinary super-heroes. They are everywhere, doing a dangerous and sometimes hazardous job. Super-Carrot, Jean- Louis the Pea, Agent Broc and their associates will (…)

Director(s): 
Carl GIERSTORFER

When did HIV originate and where? How did it become the worst pandemic of our times? Was the pandemic encouraged by colonization? Dirk Teuwen and Jean-Jacques Muyembe Tamfum, two researchers, investigate to prove it. They use samples dating from the colonial period. Teuwen thinks that HIV might (…)

Director(s): 
Martin DUCROS

July 1992, Jérôme is about to be twenty. Tonight, he is back from Mont-de-Marsan street party and a dramatic car accident is going to change his life. The emergency relief extracts him from the shell, he is unconscious. Joint fractures, smashed right leg and coma for two days. When he wakes up, a (…)

Director(s): 
Hugues DESMEDT

ITER: Hopes for clean and abundant energy. The sun has been shining for several billion years and provides the Earth with solar power. Now scientists are hoping to copy the energy source of the sun here on earth, in so-called fusion reactors.

Director(s): 
Magazine Futuris

With around 50,000 people killed annually in car accidents in the European Union, Brussels wants to halve this figure by 2010 with the help of new technology.

Director(s): 
Magazine Futuris

The future is "nano": with new methods to detect cancer earlier than has been possible so far by using nano-sized gold particles. Researchers are embracing challenging micro- and nano-technologies all over Europe.

Director(s): 
Magazine Futuris

Antibiotics are used around the world to fight diseases in both animals and humans, but many bacteria which carry disease have become resistant to antibiotics. Different European research projects are looking into new ways of stopping this resistance.