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Here, find activity ideas for before and after viewing NOVA scienceNOW. For other useful educator resources, including science cafés, science news, and research projects, go to Get Involved.

By Date: July 24, 2007

T. Rex Blood?

T. Rex Blood?
Running time: 12:58
Preserved soft tissue, including possible blood vessels and red blood cells, are turning up in dinosaur fossils.
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Epigenetics

Epigenetics
Running time: 13:02
Our lifestyles and environment can change the way our genes are expressed, leading even identical twins to become distinct as they age.
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Kryptos

Kryptos
Running time: 11:52
A coded sculpture at CIA headquarters has yet to be fully broken.
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By Date: July 10, 2007

Sleep

Sleep
Running time: 12:48
Why do we need sleep? Part of the answer may be to strengthen memories.
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CERN

CERN
Running time: 12:20
Beneath the Alps, the mother of all particle accelerators nears completion.
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Emergence

Emergence
Running time: 11:45
How does the "intelligence" of an ant colony or the stock market arise out of the simple actions of its members?
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By Date: January 9, 2007

Aging

Aging
Running time: 12:37
Will research into "longevity genes" help us live longer and healthier lives?
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Space Elevator

Space Elevator
Running time: 11:44
Can we build a 22,000-mile-high cable to transport cargo and people into space?
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Maya

Maya
Running time: 13:38
NASA archeologists use satellites to pinpoint ancient ruins buried deep in the jungle.
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