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Emperor's Ghost Army Preview

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Explore the buried clay warriors, chariots, and bronze weapons of China’s first emperor. Airing November 12, 2014 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


Ben Franklin's Balloons Preview

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Experts recreate the French’s daring first manned flights, which Franklin had chronicled. Airing October 22, 2014 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


Lawmakers Act on Outbreaks

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Dr. Richard Pan explains California's strategy for increasing vaccination rates. Continue


Rise of the Hackers Preview

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A new global geek squad is harnessing cryptography to stay a step ahead of cybercriminals. Airing September 24, 2014 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


A History of Vaccination

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Vaccination began as a traditional therapy over a thousand years ago. Continue


A Cyber Privacy Parable

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Follow the trials and tribulations of Tim as a seemingly innocent piece of digital information threatens to ruin his life when it falls into the wrong hands. Continue


Cyber Codes

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Do you trust the security of your email, text messages, and browser history? Learn how trustworthy online communication actually is and how encryption can protect your privacy. Sometimes. Continue


Is There Life on Enceladus?

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Scientists discover evidence for the key ingredients for life on Saturn's moon Enceladus. Continue


Early Earth Bombarded By Comets

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Comets carrying chemicals necessary for life may have come to Earth billions of years ago. Continue


Tiny Tattoo Vaccines

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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


First Air War Preview

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How did fighter planes evolve from rickety biplanes to deadly machines during WWI? Airing October 29, 2014 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


Secrets of Urban Archaeology

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Urban archaeologists dig for stories beneath city streets. Continue


Why Planes Vanish Preview

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Can new technology prevent aircraft like Flight MH370 from disappearing without a trace? Airing October 8 at 9 pm on PBS Continue


Immunity and Vaccines Explained

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Vaccines work with our immune system to keep us from getting sick. Continue


U.S. Polio Vaccines: Then and Now

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The polio vaccine's history extends more than fifty years. Continue


The Secret Lives of Hackers

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Hackers may not be who we think they are. In fact, you might be a hacker and not even know it. Learn the true meaning of hacking and some of the many reasons that hackers hack. Continue


Cybersecurity 101

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The Internet is fundamentally insecure. However, there are simple things you can do to protect yourself and your information. Learn what they are in NOVA’s Cybersecurity Lab. Continue


Stabilizing Vaccines with Silk

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New technology may bypass the need to keep vaccines cold by stabilizing them with silk. Continue


Fighting HPV in Bhutan

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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


Brushes with Death

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


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