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Chemistry

Capturing Carbon

Capturing Carbon
Running time: 12:06
An 8th-grader's science project prompts her scientist father to develop a new way to pull excess CO2 out of the atmosphere.
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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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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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Fuel Cells

Fuel Cells
Running time: 13:32
Hydrogen fuel cell cars promise pollution-free driving, but will we see them anytime soon?
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Island of Stability

Island of Stability
Running time: 13:10
Follow the decades-long quest to create the elusive element 114.
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Mass Extinction

Mass Extinction
Running time: 13:15
What caused the mother of all extinctions 250 million years ago?
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Profile: Naomi Halas

Profile: Naomi Halas
Running time: 9:45
Naomi Halas is a pioneering nanotechnologist bent on seeing practical applications for her work—and soon.
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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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