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    Cooking with Chemicals

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

    Cooking with Chemicals

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    Criminal Minds: Born or Made?

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

    Criminal Minds: Born or Made?

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    Sneak Peek: What Will the Future Be Like?

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

    Sneak Peek: What Will the Future Be Like?

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    Slime Mold Smarts

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

    Slime Mold Smarts

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    Cook's Illustrated Burgers

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

    Cook's Illustrated Burgers

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    Cook's Illustrated Sauces

    The secret to the perfect vinaigrette is in the emulsifier.

    Cook's Illustrated Sauces

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    Cook's Illustrated Sugar

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

    Cook's Illustrated Sugar

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    Unravelling Bolero

    An unusual brain disorder links two extraordinary works of art.

    Unravelling Bolero

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    What Will the Future Be Like? Preview

    Meet the people building tomorrow’s robots, mind-reading machines, and more.

    What Will the Future Be Like? Preview

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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?

    Personal DNA Testing

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    How Smart Can We Get? Preview

    See inside Einstein’s brain, learn how to boost your memory, meet people who became savant

    How Smart Can We Get? Preview

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    Hippocampus Humor

    What did Professor Hippocampus say at his retirement party?

    Hippocampus Humor

    Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW David Pogue's Brain Scan

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    David Pogue's Brain Scan

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

    David Pogue's Brain Scan

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    What Makes Us Human? Preview

    Find out if you’re part Neanderthal, about the evolution of laughter, and more.

    What Makes Us Human? Preview

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    What Are Animals Thinking? Preview

    Probe animal morality, the “swarm intelligence” of a beehive, and more.

    What Are Animals Thinking? Preview

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    What Makes Us Human? Preview

    Find out if you’re part Neanderthal, about the evolution of laughter, and more.

    What Makes Us Human? Preview

    Video thumbnail: NOVA scienceNOW Can I Eat That? Preview

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    Can I Eat That? Preview

    Learn about the neuroscience of taste, what makes a Thanksgiving turkey savory, and more.

    Can I Eat That? Preview

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    Five Reasons to Eat Insects

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

    Five Reasons to Eat Insects

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    Profile: Jay Keasling

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

    Profile: Jay Keasling

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    Robotic Cars

    Tiny, battery-powered cars called EN-Vs can talk to each other and drive themselves.

    Robotic Cars

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    Social Robots

    Would you want a robotic friend who could chitchat, do chores, even take care of you?

    Social Robots

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    Where Did We Come From? Preview

    Premiering February 23, 2011 on PBS

    Where Did We Come From? Preview

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