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A Poorly-Timed Asteroid, An Improbable Thruster, and a Lithium Car Battery: NOVA Next Week in Review

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Epigenetic changes from abuse put victims at risk not just for chronic psychological problems, but chronic physical ones, too. NOVA’s 2014 AAAS Mass Media Fellow, Eleanor Nelsen,

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Abuse can have effects well beyond childhood.

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Did you miss "Australia’s First 4 Billion Years: Monsters" this week? Watch it streaming online until August 27.