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18 Ways to Make a Baby
Investigate the brave new world of assisted reproduction.
Explore germ warfare's chilling past, present, and future.
Cancer Warrior, The
Judah Folkman and other researchers pioneer a novel approach to cancer treatment.
Cracking the Code of Life
Follow the race to decode the human genome and see how this newfound knowledge is already changing medicine.
The male bowerbird of Australia exhibits extraordinary courting antics.
Harvest of Fear
Genetically modified foods—a wondrous advance or a new threat? Explore the growing controversy.
Life's Greatest Miracle
Lennart Nilsson's microphotography chronicles the growth of a baby from embryo to newborn.
Lost King of the Maya
Using ancient hieroglyphs and new excavations, archeologists investigate the rise and fall of the majestic city of Copan.
NOVA examines the fascinating life cycle of the world's oldest living thing, a 4,600-year-old bristlecone pine in California's White Mountains.
Nazi Prison Escape
From 1940 to 1945, Allied prisoners of war engineered spectacular escapes from Colditz Castle, the Nazis' most impregnable prison.
Russia's Nuclear Warriors
Go inside Russia's largest missile base, where soldiers still stand at the ready, awaiting orders to push the nuclear button.
Search for a Safe Cigarette
The tobacco industry's quest for a "safer" cigarette is filled with promise and pitfalls.
Secrets of the Mind
Neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran's intimate encounters with his patients reveal a novel picture of the brain.
What makes a person male or female? Can you be both? Explore the complex world of gender identity.
Sultan's Lost Treasure
Archeologists salvage more than 12,000 pieces of Chinese porcelain from an ancient shipwreck.
NOVA follows seven Harvard Medical School students for 13 years to see what it takes to become a fully qualified doctor.
The mysterious 1947 disappearance of an airplane high in the Andes en route from Argentina to Chile is finally resolved.
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