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The same virus that causes cold sores can sometimes infect your brain. And what it does up there is really wacky.
New video from NOVA's Gross Science!
There are 8 types of herpes and you probably have one right now.
May 27, 2015 at 8:00 pm
Which of these could be conscious?
1. A person in a vegetative state
2. The internet
3. A cat
Discover the surprising science of self-awareness via NOVA Next. #NOVANext
By studying different states of awareness, we’re narrowing in on what it means to be conscious.
May 27, 2015 at 7:00 pm
Ask the Headhunter: Did you lie about your salary to get a job?
(From PBS NewsHour)
People need to realize that if they want their salary history to stay confidential, they have every right to keep it so. Likewise, employers have every right to expect your honesty when you do provide the information.
May 27, 2015 at 6:00 pm
What the end of the war means for Afghanistan’s future (From PBS NewsHour)
What will happen to Afghanistan when the United States finally exits its longest war? That’s the focus of “Foreverstan,” a reporting project on the impact for those living through the conflict and those still fighting. Charles Sennott of the GroundTruth Project joins William Brangham to discuss how…
May 27, 2015 at 6:46 am
"You cannot candy coat it. It’s absolutely massive” Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on flooding (from PBS NewsHour)
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has declared a state of disaster for more than two dozen Texas counties in the wake of torrential flooding.
May 27, 2015 at 3:48 am
Want to work out smarter? Trick your brain with music (From PBS NewsHour)
What songs get you moving? For cognitive scientists, researchers and now music streaming apps, the answer is in your brain.
May 27, 2015 at 2:00 am
TV critic Ken Tucker takes a look at tonight's FRONTLINE, "Obama At War." See it at 10/9c.
The new 'Frontline' documentary 'Obama At War' is mostly about Obama trying not to go to war. Correspondent Martin Smith lays out, in a calm, thoughtful way, how the Syrian uprising over the past few years against dictator president Bashar al-Assad helped give rise to the power of ISIS-led terrorism…
May 27, 2015 at 12:00 am
Biochemists now know how to make morphine using nothing more than sugar and yeast. (From NOVA Next)
Biochemical breakthrough could create less addictive pain killers, but it also raises the specter of home brew heroin.
May 26, 2015 at 10:00 pm
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