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When it comes to detecting breast cancer, pigeons’ perceptual tendencies resemble our own. #NOVAnext
After two weeks of training, pigeons were able to distinguish malignant from benign breast cancer slides with an accurate rate of 85%.
November 25, 2015 at 2:00 am
This very simple craft could be perfect for keeping little hands busy while the Thanksgiving meal is prepared. :)
(From PBS Parents)
Recycle your toilet paper rolls and turn them into miniature Pilgrim Hats with this fun and very simple Thanksgiving craft! These cute little hats would look fantastic on the table for Thanksgiving...
November 25, 2015 at 1:00 am
The Pilgrims "had the courage to make the equivalent of what would be a Mars mission today" See The Pilgrims tonight on American Experience at 8/7c.
On a stormy sea in 1620, John Howland, a passenger aboard the Mayflower, was swept overboard. The event is recounted by William Bradford who calls Howland a “lusty young man” and says he fortunately grasped a line and was hauled back aboard the ship.
November 24, 2015 at 11:00 pm
Uncover a dark secret hidden for more than 400 years on tonight's episode of Secrets of the Dead airing at 10/9c.
Jamestown, Virginia. The site of the first permanent English colony the Americas settled in 1607 and the home of the archaeological site “Historic Jamestowne” today. It has long been speculated that the harsh conditions faced by the colonists during the winter of 1609, often referred to as the “star…
November 24, 2015 at 10:26 pm
Enjoy Thanksgiving happy hour at home with this Cranberry Old-Fashioned recipe from PBS Food.
Make this Cranberry Old-Fashioned recipe for Thanksgiving. Get the cocktail recipe from PBS Food.
November 24, 2015 at 9:00 pm
Why Native poets, and their languages, are so often misunderstood (From PBS NewsHour)
Alaskan Native poet Joan Naviyuk Kane writes in Inupiaq, one of the languages spoken by the Native Alaskan people. Many of her poems are inspired by the sound or feel of one word; then, she "build the poem, either through sonic value or tone or emotional value, or intellectual resonances that come u…
November 24, 2015 at 8:00 pm
3-D printers put limb prosthetics for kids in reach (From PBS NewsHour)
A professor from upstate New York is transforming the world for young people in need of limbs. WXXI's Innovation Trail offers his story in his own words.
November 24, 2015 at 7:30 pm
What were relations like between the English colonists and the native people in the New World era? In this Crash Course episode, learn about Chief Powhatan, Pocahontas, King Philip's War and the Mystic Massacre.
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November 24, 2015 at 6:00 pm
The newest MERCY STREET trailer is here and we’re feeling all types of excitement! Check out Entertainment Tonight's exclusive release below, and mark your calendars for January 17. #MercyStreetPBS
The Civil War drama looks to fill the void after ‘Downton Abbey’ ends this season. The show debuts Sunday, Jan. 17.
November 24, 2015 at 4:39 pm
Traveling for Thanksgiving? Listen to the latest Antiques Roadshow podcast on your way:
Antiques Roadshow appraiser Laura Woolley joins the podcast to discuss the record breaking sale of a previously "lost" John Lennon guitar, and a Beatles drum head from their first appearance on the "E
November 24, 2015 at 4:00 pm
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