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Premieres Nov 18 at 9:30 p.m.

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Could ancient fault lines trigger a major earthquake to New York City? What are the unexpected traits we share with Neanderthals? Come along on a journey of intrigue and wonder, as SCI-TREK journeys into the future and beyond. From the infinitesimal threats of microbes to mining colonies on the Moon, SCI-TREK unravels scientific mysteries and provides glimpses into what technology might have in store, in a future that is closer than we think. 

More than just a documentary about names, places and dates, SCI-TREK reveals how the stunning beauty and complexity of science takes place, where technology is headed in the future and why each topic is of vital interest. SCI-TREK features amazing footage of science in action, stunning photo realistic CGI, opinions from leading experts in various fields. Journey to the moon to search for trapped resources, witness the aftermath of a deadly earthquake and volcano eruption, and explore the possibility of coming into contact with extraterrestrials - all  on SCI-TREK.

SCI-TREK episode descriptions:

New York Earthquake
New York Earthquake explores the rare but potentially devastating threat of an earthquake in the most populous US city.

Mining the Moon
This time round, humankind returns to the Moon to mine its surface for hidden resources. Elements like hydrogen and oxygen, trapped in the lunar soil, hold the keys to a permanent colony and for future missions to Mars and beyond.

Killer Germs
Deadly bacteria and viruses are invisible killers and they are everywhere. Travel with the world's leading microbe hunters as they attempt to locate and terminate these lethal organisms before they trigger the next pandemic.

With their large brains and stocky, powerful bodies, the Neanderthals were a human force to be reckoned with. But 30,000 years ago, they disappeared forever. Now scientists are using DNA and other tools to uncover the secrets of these ancient humans.

A volcanic eruption can unleash the power of multiple atomic bombs. Count down the top ten most lethal weapons in the volcanic arsenal, from flying fragments of ash and rock and deadly rivers of mud to global mass extinction.

What Animals Think
Since the dawn of mankind, humans have looked into the eyes of their animal companions and wondered if they have the same thoughts, emotions and fears as we do. What Animals Think delves into research on primates, whales, dogs and even birds that suggests humans aren't the only intelligent species on the planet.

First Contact
From aliens showing up in our skies to signals beamed across the cosmos, contact with an extraterrestrial race would be the biggest event in human history. Get ready to explore the technology, the dangers and the surprises of the First Contact.

Inexplicably, Lightning kills some people in an instant while unleashing new talents in others. See startling research that shows how Lightning affects our ozone, the composition of the atmosphere, and global climate change.

Animals Eng
Find out how animals construct amazing engineering marvels that rival, and in some cases surpass, our own. These incredible structures - such as spider webs, bee honeycombs and beaver dams - can even teach us how to build more efficiently in the future.

Big Bang
In one colossal burst, our entire universe came into being - energy, matter, stars and planets. Take a look at some of the future technologies that will hopefully allow physicists to explain what exactly happened in those first moments when it all began.

Science of Lies
Most people lie at least once or twice a day. Lies range from innocent white lies to damaging cons that cost lives. Find out if there's such a thing as a foolproof technology for deception detection - a signature of lying as obvious as Pinocchio's nose.

Time Travel
Time. It runs, flows, bends, stretches and squeezes. It has a past, a present and a future. But the burning question remains: can we go backwards, forwards or even sideways in it? Discover how the seemingly impossible may become possible in Time Travel.