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Fighting HPV in Bhutan

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NOVA
PBS


Human papillomavirus, or HPV, can cause cervical cancer. Bhutan is the first developing country to welcome the widespread vaccination of girls against HPV, and cervical cancer rates have dropped. Some countries have resisted the vaccine, but in Bhutan even the royal princess is onboard. Continue


Penguins: Spy in the Huddle - Part 2

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Nature
PBS


For nearly a year, 50 animatronic cameras disguised as realistic life-size penguins, eggs and rocks infiltrate penguin colonies to record the tough challenges penguins face from the moment they emerge from the sea to raising their chicks and finally returning to the water. Continue


Tiny Tattoo Vaccines

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NOVA
PBS


The world can be a dangerous place, full of foes large and little. Take deadly infectious diseases. Host David Pogue considers a new kind of vaccine that might save millions of lives, while eliminating the need for refrigeration and scary needles. Continue


Mae Jemison: The Cosmic Dance

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Mae Jemison is a physician, engineer, educator, entrepreneur and the first woman of color in the world to go into space - she was a NASA astronaut for six years. Currently Mae devotes much of her attention to the 100 Year Starship, which she says is "pursuing an extraordinary tomorrow to create a better world today." In her spare moments, Mae is a lifelong and accomplished dancer. Continue


Brushes with Death

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NOVA
PBS


Dorothy Roseman describes her close encounters with vaccine-preventable diseases. Continue


Mae Jemison: I Wanted To Go Into Space

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Mae Jemison is a physician, engineer, educator, entrepreneur and the first woman of color in the world to go into space - she was a NASA astronaut for six years. Currently Mae devotes much of her attention to the 100 Year Starship, which she says is "pursuing an extraordinary tomorrow to create a better world today." In her spare moments, Mae is a lifelong and accomplished dancer. Continue


Sex in the Wild: Dolphins - Preview

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Sex in the Wild
PBS


Joy and Mark investigate the reproductive secrets of marine mammals to learn how animals that breathe air manage to mate, give birth and raise their young underwater. Joy travels to New Zealand to uncover the mating strategy of dusky dolphins. While she reveals the adaptations marine mammals have evolved to mate in the ocean, Mark travels to Mexico to find out how whales find mates in the ocean. Continue


Janna Levin: Questions for the Novelist

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Janna Levin is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Barnard College of Columbia University. Her research focuses on the early universe, chaos and black holes. When she isn't trying to figure out why anything exists, Janna writes novels including the much-celebrated "A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines." Continue


Janna Levin: What's So Funny About The Big Bang Theory?

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Janna Levin is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Barnard College of Columbia University. Her research focuses on the early universe, chaos and black holes. When she isn't trying to figure out why anything exists, Janna writes novels including the much-celebrated "A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines." Continue


WORLD Channel | In the WILD!

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World Channel
PBS


Join WORLD Channel "In the WILD" as we explore the complex and evolving world of nature from the eyes of Earth's inhabitants. Covering Earth from land to sea to air, the thirty-plus films educate, reveal, surprise and touch the heart. The programming also challenges us with how to preserve the planet while serving both human and animal populations. Continue


Penguins: Spy in the Huddle - Part 3

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Nature
PBS


For nearly a year, 50 animatronic cameras disguised as realistic life-size penguins, eggs and rocks infiltrate penguin colonies to record the tough challenges penguins face from the moment they emerge from the sea to raising their chicks and finally returning to the water. Continue


Penguins: Spy in the Huddle - Part 1

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Nature
PBS


For nearly a year, 50 animatronic cameras disguised as realistic life-size penguins, eggs and rocks infiltrate penguin colonies to record the tough challenges penguins face from the moment they emerge from the sea to raising their chicks and finally returning to the water. Continue


Mae Jemison: Starship

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Mae Jemison is a physician, engineer, educator, entrepreneur and the first woman of color in the world to go into space - she was a NASA astronaut for six years. Currently Mae devotes much of her attention to the 100 Year Starship, which she says is "pursuing an extraordinary tomorrow to create a better world today." In her spare moments, Mae is a lifelong and accomplished dancer. Continue


Red Rock Serenade

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PBS Specials
PBS


Take a meditative, cinematic journey through the breathtaking scenery of the American West’s iconic red rock country, including Arches, Bryce Canyon, Zion, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef and Grand Canyon National Parks — all set to music by some of the world’s greatest classical composers, including Bach, Brahms, Chopin and Beethoven. Continue


Operation Maneater

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Operation Maneater
PBS


Follow veterinarian Mark Evans as he tries out high-tech solutions to human-wildlife conflicts. Continue


The Seal Who Came Home - Preview

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My Wild Affair
PBS


When a two-day old harbor seal was rescued by an arborist from Maine, the pair established a friendship that would last for the next 25 years. Continue


Preview

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Operation Maneater
PBS


Veterinarian Mark Evans uses technology to tackle three deadly predators: the great white shark, Nile crocodile and polar bear. When these animals attack humans, both sides lose. As more people are killed or maimed, more animals are killed in retaliation. Evans wants to find ways to break this circle of violence and protect both humans and animals. Continue


The Pattern in Nature's Networks

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NOVA
PBS


Science shows it’s a small world after all—and nature’s networks follow a similar pattern. Continue


Fallen City: The Flood

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POV
PBS


Engineers flood the destroyed city of Beichuan with water from a nearby unstable "quake lake," formed by landslides after the earthquake, that threaten to further devastate the Sichuan area. Continue


Janna Levin: 30 Seconds on Why We Should Care

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Secret Life of Scientists
PBS


Janna Levin is a Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Barnard College of Columbia University. Her research focuses on the early universe, chaos and black holes. When she isn't trying to figure out why anything exists, Janna writes novels including the much-celebrated "A Madman Dreams of Turing Machines." Continue


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