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Criminal Minds, Dirty Subways, and Hydrogen Power: NOVA Next Week in Review

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This Week’s NOVA Next Feature

As our understanding of the human brain grows more sophisticated, it is changing how courts determine culpability. NOVA Next contributor Mo Costandi talks with neuroscientists about how their field is affecting the outcome of criminal cases.

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Did you miss "Vaccines—Calling The Shots" this week? You can watch it streaming online here.

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