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The Pattern in Nature's Networks

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


Think Wednesday Continues July 30th

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PBS Presents
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Join the search for clues to the fate of an orphaned rhinoceros brought up in a wildlife vet’s home on MY WILD AFFAIR. Come face-to-face with the previously unknown reptilian rulers of prehistoric Australia on NOVA's "Australia’s First 4 Billion Years: Monsters" and join Joy and Mark in Australia to uncover the reproductive secrets of the pouch-wearing marsupials on SEX IN THE WILD. Continue


Think Wednesday Continues July 16th

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PBS Presents
PBS


Learn how the death of a baby elephant led to the rescue of more than 150 elephant orphans on MY WILD AFFAIR. Travel with Richard Smith to meet the cast in the first scenes of the great drama of life on earth on NOVA's "Australia’s First 4 Billion Years: Awakening," and travel to Africa to explore the unique reproduction challenges of the largest animal on land on SEX IN THE WILD. Continue


Science & Natural History | 2014 | PBS

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PBS


PBS shares the most exciting and inspiring stories that provide the answers that curious minds crave. Continue


What is peak oil, and will fracking buy us time?

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


PBS NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman speaks with former big pharma executive Chris Martenson about why the money the U.S. printed after the financial crash would have been better spent on alternative energy rather than on the banks. Continue


Think Wednesday continues May 28

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PBS


Revel in the resurgence of the “American Eagle” on NATURE. Experience this intimate portrait of these majestic raptors' lives in the wild. Then explore “D-Day’s Sunken Secrets” as NOVA uses the latest 3D mapping tools to find relics on the sea floor. Every Wednesday PBS shares the most exciting and inspiring stories that provide the answers that curious minds crave. Continue


Kryptonite for Sharks

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PBS


Marine biologist Patrick Rice is using rare earth elements to repel sharks. Continue


NewsHour asks: why do you choose basic research?

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


We asked students and post-doctoral researchers to tell us why they choose to do basic research. This is a sample of the responses we received. Continue


Leave It to Beavers - Preview

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Nature
PBS


A growing number of scientists, conservationists and grass-roots environmentalists now regard beavers as overlooked tools when it comes to reversing the disastrous effects of global warming and worldwide water shortages. Using their skills as natural builders and brilliant hydro-engineers, beavers can transform and revive landscapes. Continue


The Curious Adventures of Kirk Lombard: Episode 2

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Dark Rye
PBS


Kirk and Mikey head off for a curious adventure in Portland, Oregon, where they meet local forager Wild Girl, who takes them on a tour of neighborhood flora and introduces them to the joys of rose hip sauce. Mikey may never get to eat the doughnuts he desires, but he has something better. “We totally made this muffin off the street,” Kirk says. 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


Think Wednesday Continues July 23rd

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PBS


Delve into the story of an orangutan raised as a human child on an American university campus on MY WILD AFFAIR. See how life stormed the beaches and came to dominate planet Earth on NOVA'S "Australia’s First 4 Billion Years: Life Explodes" and journey to Borneo with Joy and Mark to explore the reproduction challenges of our orangutan cousins on SEX IN THE WILD. Continue


Orangutans

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Sex in the Wild
PBS


Joy and Mark travel to Borneo to explore the reproduction challenges of our close cousin — the orangutan. The largest tree dwellers on the planet, orangutans mate, give birth and raise their young high in the jungle canopy. Joy witnesses the sneaky tactics that the females use to take control of mating and Mark finds out how males fight back. Continue


D-Day's Sunken Secrets

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NOVA
PBS


Dive teams, submersibles, and robots explore a massive underwater WWII archeological site. Continue


Why solar technology cannot save us

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


PBS NewsHour economics correspondent Paul Solman hears from former big pharma executive Chris Martenson about how our economy requires unsustainable resources. But technology cannot make alternative sources of energy; it can only help us find them. Continue


Think Wednesday continues May 21

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PBS


Check out swarm intelligence, essentially a living embodiment of social media in the natural world on NATURE "The Gathering Swarms" and learn about the revolutionary bouncing bomb and the bombers who destroyed two gigantic dams in Germany's industrial heartland during WWII on NOVA "Bombing Hitler's Dams." Continue


NewsHour asks: why do you choose basic research?

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PBS NewsHour
PBS


We asked students and post-doctoral researchers to tell us why they choose to do basic research. This is a sample of the responses we received. Continue


Why Sharks Attack

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NOVA
PBS


Will analyzing the hunting instincts of this endangered predator reduce deadly attacks? Airing May 7, 2014 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


Think Wednesday Continues April 30

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PBS
PBS


Get a delightful, provocative look at the love life of animals on NATURE "Love in the Animal Kingdom." Follow the flight of Monarch butterflies 2,000 miles across North America on NOVA "The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies" and learn about the Nazi engineers tasked with creating super-heavy tanks on NAZI MEGA WEAPONS "Super Tanks." Continue


Nature's Time Capsules

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NOVA
PBS


By studying bogs, scientists can uncover thousands of years of Earth’s history. Continue


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