The Nature of Things

The Nature of Things is one of the most successful series in the history of Canadian television. Hosted by the world-renowned geneticist and environmentalist David Suzuki.

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Episodes Season 53

  • Brain Magic: The Power of Placebo

    What if each of us could make the symptoms of an illness disappear? Cast a spell so powerful it would actually rid us of pain, help us walk, or breathe better? For centuries placebos have been thought of as fake medicine involving trickery and deceit, but Brain Magic: The Power of Placebos pulls back the curtains on the proof that placebos can have powerful - and real - effects on our mind and body.

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