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Video Short: A Memorable Snail

Video duration: 3:48

What can a spineless sea snail teach us about our brains and how memory works?

Episodes of NOVA scienceNOW20

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NOVA scienceNOW

S6 Ep7: How Smart Can We Get?

See inside Einstein’s brain, boost your memory, meet post-injury savants, and more.

52:16

S6 Ep7: How Smart Can We Get?

52:16

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NOVA scienceNOW

S6 Ep4: Can I Eat That?

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

52:16

S6 Ep4: Can I Eat That?

52:16

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NOVA scienceNOW

S5 Ep6: What's The Next Big Thing?

Greet the future: social robots, a "smart" electric grid & microbes that make diesel fuel.

52:49

S5 Ep6: What's The Next Big Thing?

52:49

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NOVA scienceNOW

S5 Ep5: Where Did We Come From?

Explore the origin of our solar system and the start of life itself.

51:29

S5 Ep5: Where Did We Come From?

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Clips of NOVA scienceNOW110

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NOVA scienceNOW

S6: Viewing H.M.'s Brain

Neuroscientist Jacopo Annese prepares H.M.’s brain for further study.

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S6: Viewing H.M.'s Brain

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NOVA scienceNOW

S6: Cooking with Chemicals

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

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S6: Cooking with Chemicals

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NOVA scienceNOW

S6: Criminal Minds: Born or Made?

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

15:40

S6: Criminal Minds: Born or Made?

15:40

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NOVA scienceNOW

S6: New Photos of Einstein’s Brain

Recently released brain images could provide new clues as to what made Einstein so smart.

3:49

S6: New Photos of Einstein’s Brain

3:49

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NOVA scienceNOW

S6: Augmented Reality and Touch

The science of Haptics allows us to “touch” objects in a virtual world.

4:29

S6: Augmented Reality and Touch

4:29

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NOVA scienceNOW

S6: Sneak Peek: What Will the Future Be Like?

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

4:23

S6: Sneak Peek: What Will the Future Be Like?

4:23

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NOVA scienceNOW

S6 Ep5: Slime Mold Smarts

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

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S6 Ep5: Slime Mold Smarts

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NOVA scienceNOW

S6 Ep5: The Waggle Dance

Watch David Pogue shake his moneymaker like a honeybee.

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S6 Ep5: The Waggle Dance

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Previews of NOVA scienceNOW13

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NOVA scienceNOW

S6 Ep6: What Will the Future Be Like? Preview

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

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S6 Ep6: What Will the Future Be Like? Preview

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NOVA scienceNOW

S6 Ep7: How Smart Can We Get? Preview

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

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S6 Ep7: How Smart Can We Get? Preview

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NOVA scienceNOW

S6 Ep1: What Makes Us Human? Preview

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

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S6 Ep1: What Makes Us Human? Preview

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NOVA scienceNOW

S6 Ep2: Can Science Stop Crime? Preview

Explore the genetics behind criminal minds, the latest in lie detection, and more.

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S6 Ep2: Can Science Stop Crime? Preview

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