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Space Food

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How do you keep food fresh on a three-year round-trip to Mars?

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Space Dangers

Space Dangers

Can we protect Mars-bound astronauts from deadly meteoroids and the ill effects of radiation and zero gravity?

Can We Make It to Mars?

Can We Make It to Mars?

See new space suits, foods, and rockets that may support future Mars-bound astronauts, and meet a Mars rove...

The Science of Picky Eaters

The Science of Picky Eaters

Don't like broccoli? Your DNA may explain why, because your sense of taste is largely encoded in your genes.

Lab Meat?

Lab Meat?

Scientists can grow edible meat in culture from a few animal cells. Bon appétit?

Episodes of NOVA scienceNOW21

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How Smart Can We Get?

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

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How Smart Can We Get?

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NOVA scienceNOW

What's The Next Big Thing?

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

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What's The Next Big Thing?

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NOVA scienceNOW

Where Did We Come From?

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

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Where Did We Come From?

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NOVA scienceNOW

How Smart Are Animals?

Dogs, dolphins, parrots and even octopuses (mere mollusks!) may be smarter than you think.

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How Smart Are Animals?

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Clips of NOVA scienceNOW110

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Viewing H.M.'s Brain

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

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Viewing H.M.'s Brain

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NOVA scienceNOW

Cooking with Chemicals

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

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Cooking with Chemicals

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NOVA scienceNOW

Criminal Minds: Born or Made?

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

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Criminal Minds: Born or Made?

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New Photos of Einstein’s Brain

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

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New Photos of Einstein’s Brain

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Augmented Reality and Touch

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

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Augmented Reality and Touch

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Sneak Peek: What Will the Future Be Like?

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

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Sneak Peek: What Will the Future Be Like?

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NOVA scienceNOW

Slime Mold Smarts

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

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Slime Mold Smarts

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NOVA scienceNOW

The Waggle Dance

Watch David Pogue shake his moneymaker like a honeybee.

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The Waggle Dance

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Previews of NOVA scienceNOW13

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What Will the Future Be Like? Preview

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

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What Will the Future Be Like? Preview

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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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How Smart Can We Get? Preview

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NOVA scienceNOW

Can Science Stop Crime? Preview

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

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Can Science Stop Crime? Preview

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What Are Animals Thinking? Preview

Probe animal morality, the “swarm intelligence” of a beehive, and more.

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What Are Animals Thinking? Preview

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