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Episodes 42

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S44 Ep10: Poisoned Water

What exactly went wrong in Flint—and what does it mean for the rest of the country?

54:07

S44 Ep10: Poisoned Water

54:07

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S44 Ep7: Holocaust Escape Tunnel

At ground zero for the final solution, scientists uncover a story of hope and bravery.

54:14

S44 Ep7: Holocaust Escape Tunnel

54:14

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Treasures of the Earth: Power

Drill underground to see the treasures that power our world—today and into the future.

53:10

Treasures of the Earth: Power

53:10

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Treasures of the Earth: Metals

What is it about the nature of metals that have made them a pillar of human civilization?

53:40

Treasures of the Earth: Metals

53:40

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Clips 236

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The Case for Eating Bugs

Would you eat insects if it helped save the planet?

4:25

The Case for Eating Bugs

4:25

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Grow Your Own Crystals

What should you do with the borax you have leftover from making slime? Make crystals!

3:38

Grow Your Own Crystals

3:38

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Scandal's Joe Morton on Flint

Actor Joe Morton, narrator of “Poisoned Water,” discusses the Flint water crisis.

4:09

Scandal's Joe Morton on Flint

4:09

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What Does Lead Do to the Brain?

How does lead poisoning damage the brain—and can we stop it?

5:21

What Does Lead Do to the Brain?

5:21

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This Woman Helped Save Flint

LeeAnne Walters, of Flint, Michigan, helps save the city from a lead water crisis.

2:29

This Woman Helped Save Flint

2:29

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WannaCry Cyberattack Explained

The WannaCry cyberattack cost the economy billions of dollars. Here's why that's scary.

1:56

WannaCry Cyberattack Explained

1:56

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Meet the Gastric-Brooding Frog

These frogs barfed up their babies—and now scientists are trying to revive them.

5:29

Meet the Gastric-Brooding Frog

5:29

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Poisoned Water Q&A with Scientists and Filmmakers

What exactly went wrong in Flint—and what does it mean for the rest of the country?

2:00

Poisoned Water Q&A with Scientists and Filmmakers

2:00

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Previews 177

Video thumbnail: NOVA Flint: A Timeline

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Flint: A Timeline

Follow the emergency in Flint from the switch in water supply to today’s health crisis.

1:55

Flint: A Timeline

1:55

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S44 Ep9: Chinese Chariot Revealed Preview

A team of experts rebuild an ancient battle chariot to help uncover its design secrets.

0:30

S44 Ep9: Chinese Chariot Revealed Preview

0:30

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NOVA

S44 Ep10: Poisoned Water Preview

What exactly went wrong in Flint—and what does it mean for the rest of the country?

0:30

S44 Ep10: Poisoned Water Preview

0:30

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Holocaust Escape Tunnel Q&A with Historians and Filmmakers

At ground zero for the final solution, scientists uncover a story of hope and bravery.

2:00

Holocaust Escape Tunnel Q&A with Historians and Filmmakers

2:00

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