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Zombies and Calculus

The zombie apocalypse is here, and calculus explains why we can’t quite finish them off.

Zombies and Calculus

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Two Weeks Under the Sea

Aquanauts study the health of marine organisms—by becoming their neighbors.

Two Weeks Under the Sea

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The Pattern in Nature's Networks

Science shows it’s a small world after all—and nature’s networks follow a similar pattern.

The Pattern in Nature's Networks

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What Is Gravity Made Of?

A "cosmic fingerprint" reveals the universe’s beginning and gravity's microscopic secrets.

What Is Gravity Made Of?

Video thumbnail: NOVA Poop-Eating Sloth Moths

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Poop-Eating Sloth Moths

Sloths may be cute, but they’re covered in a surprising number of creepy crawlies.

Poop-Eating Sloth Moths

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Killer Landslides Preview

Explore the forces behind deadly landslides—and the danger zones for the next big one.

Killer Landslides Preview

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Surviving Ebola Preview

As the epidemic threatens to spiral out of control, scientists race to find a cure.

Surviving Ebola Preview

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Emperor's Ghost Army Preview

Explore the buried clay warriors, chariots, and bronze weapons of China’s first emperor.

Emperor's Ghost Army Preview

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Bigger Than T. rex Preview

Meet Spinosaurus—the lost killer of the Cretaceous and the world’s larger predator ever.

Bigger Than T. rex Preview

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First Air War Preview

How did fighter planes evolve from rickety biplanes to deadly machines during WWI?

First Air War Preview

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Ben Franklin's Balloons Preview

Experts recreate the French’s daring first manned flights, which Franklin had chronicled.

Ben Franklin's Balloons Preview

Video thumbnail: NOVA U.S. Polio Vaccines: Then and Now

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U.S. Polio Vaccines: Then and Now

The polio vaccine's history extends more than fifty years.

U.S. Polio Vaccines: Then and Now

Video thumbnail: NOVA Immunity and Vaccines Explained

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Immunity and Vaccines Explained

Vaccines work with our immune system to keep us from getting sick.

Immunity and Vaccines Explained

Video thumbnail: NOVA A History of Vaccination

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A History of Vaccination

Vaccination began as a traditional therapy over a thousand years ago.

A History of Vaccination

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Why Planes Vanish Preview

Can new technology prevent aircraft like Flight MH370 from disappearing without a trace?

Why Planes Vanish Preview

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Rise of the Hackers Preview

A new global geek squad is harnessing cryptography to stay a step ahead of cybercriminals.

Rise of the Hackers Preview

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Why Sharks Attack Preview

Will analyzing the hunting instincts of this endangered predator reduce deadly attacks?

Why Sharks Attack Preview

Video thumbnail: NOVA Stabilizing Vaccines with Silk

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Stabilizing Vaccines with Silk

New technology may bypass the need to keep vaccines cold by stabilizing them with silk.

Stabilizing Vaccines with Silk

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Fighting HPV in Bhutan

Bhutan is the first developing country to embrace a vaccine to fight cervical cancer.

Fighting HPV in Bhutan

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Tiny Tattoo Vaccines

New miniature vaccines may be administered like painless tattoos.

Tiny Tattoo Vaccines

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Brushes with Death

Dorothy Roseman describes her close encounters with vaccine-preventable diseases.

Brushes with Death

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Vaccines—Calling the Shots Short Preview

Examine the science behind vaccinations and the risks of opting out.

Vaccines—Calling the Shots Short Preview

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Vaccines—Calling the Shots Preview

Examine the science behind vaccinations and the risks of opting out.

Vaccines—Calling the Shots Preview

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Ghosts of Murdered Kings Preview

Bronze age bog bodies reveal the strange beliefs of the long-vanished peoples of Europe.

Ghosts of Murdered Kings Preview

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