Breakthrough

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  • 2015
  • 2 Seasons
  • 7.6  (250)

This television series follows leading anthropologists as they are looking to make the next big scientific discovery. They are looking for ways to improve technology and have developed a number of innovations that will change the lives of many people. The inventions they are working on will change the way that people live for the better for generations to come. The series takes a look at what leading scientists are working on and the research behind their current inventions. The viewer will get to see some of the newest technology in its early development stage. This technology is being designed not only to help the scientific community but to help the average person as well. The viewer sees the research behind these advancements and inventions as well. They will also get to see how these inventions are changing the way that people live and will change the way that people live in the future.

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Power to the People
6. Power to the People
June 6, 2017
The world's electric grids are aging and vulnerable. Now, engineers are making a dangerous trek to prove there is a better way to bring power to the people. Engineers make a dangerous trek across the Himalayas to bring power to a remote monastery.
Predicting the Future
5. Predicting the Future
May 30, 2017
By finding hidden patterns in big data, computers powered by a new form of artificial intelligence can predict the future with amazing accuracy.
Game Of Drones
4. Game Of Drones
May 23, 2017
Inventors seek ways to defend troops and civilians from small, bomb-dropping drones.
Curing Cancer
3. Curing Cancer
May 16, 2017
Maverick doctors supercharge killer T cells, creating a breakthrough treatment for cancer.
Cyber Terror
2. Cyber Terror
May 9, 2017
An exclusive look inside the world of hackers, where good battles evil with the security of the world at stake. Cyberterror follows "white-hat" hackers on a high-risk mission to sneak inside and compromise bank computers and a "black-hat" ISIS hacker trying to recruit suicide bombers to attack a beloved tourist destination.
Addiction: A Psychedelic Cure?
1. Addiction: A Psychedelic Cure?
May 2, 2017
An unlikely alliance of an elderly English countess, a dethroned drug czar and ambitious young doctors in the U.S. and U.K. is reviving long-suppressed research into the therapeutic value of psychedelic drugs. Brain scans reveal medically supervised trips may reboot the brains of addicts … but are they powerful enough to break an opiate addiction?
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This television series follows leading anthropologists as they are looking to make the next big scientific discovery. They are looking for ways to improve technology and have developed a number of innovations that will change the lives of many people. The inventions they are working on will change the way that people live for the better for generations to come. The series takes a look at what leading scientists are working on and the research behind their current inventions. The viewer will get to see some of the newest technology in its early development stage. This technology is being designed not only to help the scientific community but to help the average person as well. The viewer sees the research behind these advancements and inventions as well. They will also get to see how these inventions are changing the way that people live and will change the way that people live in the future.

Breakthrough is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (72 episodes). The series first aired on November 1, 2015.

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Breakthrough is available for streaming on the National Geographic website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Breakthrough on demand at Apple TV+, HBO Max, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Vudu, Sling, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    November 1, 2015
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (250)