Extras

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Christian Cooper's Bird Yearbook Superlatives

What’s the most underrated bird? Most mysterious? Hear Chris Cooper’s opinion.

Christian Cooper's Bird Yearbook Superlatives

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Signs of Life Found on Venus

Could this mean there's life in our planetary neighbor's clouds?

Signs of Life Found on Venus

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The Joys and Challenges of Birding While Black

A need for inclusion in outdoor spaces remains, Christian Cooper explains.

The Joys and Challenges of Birding While Black

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Losing a Loved One to Early Onset Alzheimer's

See how Alzheimer's develops and spreads throughout the brain.

Losing a Loved One to Early Onset Alzheimer's

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How Communities Can Adapt to Climate Change

For many, the concept of “adapting” to climate change feels like admitting defeat.

How Communities Can Adapt to Climate Change

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Can Geoengineering “Undo” Climate Change?

There are ways to reverse some of the damage from our carbon dioxide emissions.

Can Geoengineering “Undo” Climate Change?

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Cutting our Greenhouse Gas Emissions to Zero

Through “prevention,” humans can significantly cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Cutting our Greenhouse Gas Emissions to Zero

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Three Solutions That Can Slow or Stop Climate Change

Preventing, “undoing,” and adapting are 3 ways to avoid the worst climate change impacts.

Three Solutions That Can Slow or Stop Climate Change

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Can We Cool the Planet? Promo

Scientists look to geoengineering to pull carbon from the atmosphere and cool the planet.

Can We Cool the Planet? Promo

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Touching the Asteroid Promo

Spacecraft OSIRIS-REx attempts to grab a piece of an asteroid to bring it back to Earth.

Touching the Asteroid Promo

Video thumbnail: NOVA A to Z: How Writing Changed the World Promo

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A to Z: How Writing Changed the World Promo

The creation of printing, the first information technology, drove empires and revolutions.

A to Z: How Writing Changed the World Promo

Video thumbnail: NOVA How Medieval Parchment is Made

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How Medieval Parchment is Made

Learn about the preparation and use of parchment paper in medieval Europe.

How Medieval Parchment is Made

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Aboriginal Elder Sings Ancient Creation Song

In the Wardaman Creation Story, all the plants and animals of the world were once people.

Aboriginal Elder Sings Ancient Creation Song

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How Egyptian Hieroglyphs Influenced Modern Alphabets

Learn why Egyptian hieroglyphs are hiding in modern alphabets—and how to find them.

How Egyptian Hieroglyphs Influenced Modern Alphabets

Video thumbnail: NOVA A to Z: The First Alphabet Preview

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A to Z: The First Alphabet Preview

The birth of writing and the first alphabet were among the world’s most vital inventions.

A to Z: The First Alphabet Preview

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Secret Mind of Slime Preview

Meet slime molds: the brainless blobs that can learn, make decisions, and navigate mazes.

Secret Mind of Slime Preview

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The Great Australian Slime Mold Bakeoff

The purpose of this experiment was to see how Physarum regulates its nutritional needs.

The Great Australian Slime Mold Bakeoff

Video thumbnail: NOVA Brainless Slime Molds Navigate Mazes and Make Decisions

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Brainless Slime Molds Navigate Mazes and Make Decisions

Can a slime mold find food placed at the far end of a labyrinth?

Brainless Slime Molds Navigate Mazes and Make Decisions

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Living with Sickle Cell Anemia

Sickle Cell Anemia is caused by a single change in the DNA sequence.

Living with Sickle Cell Anemia

Video thumbnail: NOVA Human Nature Sneak Peek

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Human Nature Sneak Peek

We can now edit the human genome with a tool called CRISPR. But how far should we go?

Human Nature Sneak Peek

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Human Nature Preview

We can now edit the human genome with a tool called CRISPR. But how far should we go?

Human Nature Preview

Video thumbnail: NOVA The "Holy Grail of Yogurt" is CRISPR

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The "Holy Grail of Yogurt" is CRISPR

Five years before anybody was talking about CRISPR, Danisco had a breakthrough.

The "Holy Grail of Yogurt" is CRISPR