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Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Viewing H.M.'s Brain

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Viewing H.M.'s Brain

Neuroscientist Jacopo Annese prepares H.M.’s brain for further study.

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Viewing H.M.'s Brain

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Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Cooking with Chemicals

NOVA scienceNOW

Cooking with Chemicals

Chefs are turning to the chemical cabinet to create new dishes.

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Cooking with Chemicals

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Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Criminal Minds: Born or Made?

NOVA scienceNOW

Criminal Minds: Born or Made?

Scientists are using neuroimaging and genetic testing to uncover biological aggression.

15:40

Criminal Minds: Born or Made?

15:40

Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW New Photos of Einstein’s Brain

NOVA scienceNOW

New Photos of Einstein’s Brain

Recently released brain images could provide new clues as to what made Einstein so smart.

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New Photos of Einstein’s Brain

3:49

Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Augmented Reality and Touch

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Augmented Reality and Touch

The science of Haptics allows us to “touch” objects in a virtual world.

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Augmented Reality and Touch

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Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Sneak Peek: What Will the Future Be Like?

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Sneak Peek: What Will the Future Be Like?

New augmented realitytechnologies could redefine how we communicate and search the web.

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Sneak Peek: What Will the Future Be Like?

4:23

Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Slime Mold Smarts

NOVA scienceNOW

Slime Mold Smarts

Slime molds may be brainless, but they aren’t stupid.

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Slime Mold Smarts

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Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW The Waggle Dance

NOVA scienceNOW

The Waggle Dance

Watch David Pogue shake his moneymaker like a honeybee.

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The Waggle Dance

3:25

Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW 1918 Flu

NOVA scienceNOW

1918 Flu

A virus that killed up to 50 million people is revived to decipher its deadliness

12:33

1918 Flu

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Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Profile: Nathan Myhrvold

NOVA scienceNOW

Profile: Nathan Myhrvold

Nathan Myhrvold wants to use cutting-edge science to revolutionize the way we cook.

9:46

Profile: Nathan Myhrvold

9:46

Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Cook's Illustrated Burgers

NOVA scienceNOW

Cook's Illustrated Burgers

Learn how to make tender burgers at home, the scientific way.

2:59

Cook's Illustrated Burgers

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Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Cook's Illustrated Potatoes

NOVA scienceNOW

Cook's Illustrated Potatoes

Not all potatoes are created equal.

2:46

Cook's Illustrated Potatoes

2:46

Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Cook's Illustrated Sauces

NOVA scienceNOW

Cook's Illustrated Sauces

The secret to the perfect vinaigrette is in the emulsifier.

3:05

Cook's Illustrated Sauces

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Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Cook's Illustrated Sugar

NOVA scienceNOW

Cook's Illustrated Sugar

Because of its chemistry, sugar does a whole lot more than add sweetness.

2:49

Cook's Illustrated Sugar

2:49

Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Unravelling Bolero

NOVA scienceNOW

Unravelling Bolero

An unusual brain disorder links two extraordinary works of art.

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Unravelling Bolero

4:28

Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Artificial Life

NOVA scienceNOW

Artificial Life

Are scientists on the verge of making living things from little more than dust?

14:50

Artificial Life

14:50

Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Hurricanes

NOVA scienceNOW

Hurricanes

Predicting a hurricane's intensity is difficult, but new tools may make it easier.

11:55

Hurricanes

11:55

Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Personal DNA Testing

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Personal DNA Testing

Genetic testing for risk of future illness is now open to anyone. But is it a good idea?

12:35

Personal DNA Testing

12:35

Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Profile: Cynthia Breazeal

NOVA scienceNOW

Profile: Cynthia Breazeal

A daring engineer designs robots to communicate and interact the way people do.

12:35

Profile: Cynthia Breazeal

12:35

Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW David Pogue's Brain Scan

NOVA scienceNOW

David Pogue's Brain Scan

An anthropologist discovers something completely unexpected in David Pogue's brain scan.

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David Pogue's Brain Scan

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Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Hippocampus Humor

NOVA scienceNOW

Hippocampus Humor

What did Professor Hippocampus say at his retirement party?

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Hippocampus Humor

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Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Five Reasons to Eat Insects

NOVA scienceNOW

Five Reasons to Eat Insects

Save room for bugs! They're the future of green cuisine.

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Five Reasons to Eat Insects

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Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Detecting Earthquakes

NOVA scienceNOW

Detecting Earthquakes

Can we predict earthquakes? NOVA scienceNOW visits Haiti in search of answers.

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Detecting Earthquakes

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Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Profile: Jay Keasling

NOVA scienceNOW

Profile: Jay Keasling

A synthetic biologist raised on a Nebraska farm is on a quest for clean-burning biofuels.

11:45

Profile: Jay Keasling

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