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Why Bats Share Blood

Vampire bats will sometimes share a blood meal—but only with friends and family.

Why Bats Share Blood

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Quantum Physics to Protect Votes

You can make your vote incredibly secure on Election Day—all thanks to quantum mechanics.

Quantum Physics to Protect Votes

Video thumbnail: NOVA The Physics Behind Texting

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The Physics Behind Texting

When you send a text, how does your message make the journey to your friend’s phone?

The Physics Behind Texting

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Why Diamond Light is Beautiful

Much of a diamond's brilliance and fire comes down to physics.

Why Diamond Light is Beautiful

Video thumbnail: NOVA Making Steel From Trash

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Making Steel From Trash

Could pieces of plastic garbage become the resource we need to construct buildings?

Making Steel From Trash

Video thumbnail: NOVA Harvesting Electricity from Sand

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Harvesting Electricity from Sand

When it comes to generating power, shining light on silicon opens up many possibilities.

Harvesting Electricity from Sand

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9 Minerals That Totally Rock

From sea creatures to cityscapes, minerals are everywhere!

9 Minerals That Totally Rock

Video thumbnail: NOVA School of the Future - Spanish Version

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School of the Future - Spanish Version

How can the science of learning help us rethink the future of education for all children?

School of the Future - Spanish Version

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Customizing Education

Alt School is an experiment in customized learning environments.

Customizing Education

Video thumbnail: NOVA Can Meditation Prevent Suicide?

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Can Meditation Prevent Suicide?

A high school experienced several suicides so meditation was used to lower student stress.

Can Meditation Prevent Suicide?

Video thumbnail: NOVA Predicting Alzheimer’s

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Predicting Alzheimer’s

Certain gene forms increase your risk of developing Alzheimer's.

Predicting Alzheimer’s

Video thumbnail: NOVA Inside the Mind of Alzheimer’s

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Inside the Mind of Alzheimer’s

Journalist Greg O'Brien gives a first-hand account of what it's like have Alzheimer's.

Inside the Mind of Alzheimer’s

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The Hidden Fluorescent World

The proteins that make fish fluoresce could help scientists map the human brain.

The Hidden Fluorescent World

Video thumbnail: NOVA A Cathedral of Ice

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A Cathedral of Ice

A scientist dives beneath the surface of the frigid Antarctic ice sheet.

A Cathedral of Ice

Video thumbnail: NOVA The Minerals Behind Modern Life

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The Minerals Behind Modern Life

Minerals are essential in making everything from skyscrapers tall, to mobile phones small.

The Minerals Behind Modern Life

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