• NOVA -- Animal Robot 1
    Animal Robot 1
    For the last few years, Raibert has been applying what he's learned to solve a ...
    Air Date 10/24/2013
    0:02:35
  • NOVA -- Superconductor
    Superconductor
    Using helium to cool superconductor electricity lines can greatly reduce the ...
    Air Date 10/24/2013
    0:01:47
  • NOVA -- Sneak Peek: Making Stuff Wilder
    Sneak Peek: Making Stuff Wilder
    Premieres October 23 at 9 pm on PBS Host David Pogue learns how hagfish slime ...
    Air Date 10/21/2013
    0:06:14
  • NOVA -- Swarming Robots
    Swarming Robots
    These swarming robots could help us in the future with search and rescue.
    Air Date 10/21/2013
    0:01:31
  • NOVA -- Shelley
    Shelley
    Self-driving cars use multiple technologies to “see” the road and obstacles ...
    Air Date 10/19/2013
    0:02:07
  • NOVA -- David Drives
    David Drives
    By measuring a driver's brain activity as he responds to different driving ...
    Air Date 10/19/2013
    0:01:27
  • NOVA -- Earthquake Test
    Earthquake Test
    By retrofitting this building with strong wooden beams that have a bit of give, ...
    Air Date 10/19/2013
    0:02:03
  • NOVA -- DNA Vaccine
    DNA Vaccine
    For DNA vaccines researchers extract the particular genes that code for ...
    Air Date 10/19/2013
    0:00:38
  • NOVA -- DNA Patch
    DNA Patch
    The patch is made up of thin polymer films embedded with a DNA vaccine.
    Air Date 10/19/2013
    0:01:19
  • NOVA -- Plants White
    Plants White
    Lead researcher June Medford says her lab programmed the plants by taking ...
    Air Date 10/19/2013
    0:02:11
  • NOVA -- Muons
    Muons
    Early nuclear detectors couldn't pick-up radioactive emissions that were ...
    Air Date 10/19/2013
    0:01:25
  • NOVA -- Chicken Feathers
    Chicken Feathers
    When you heat chicken feathers to 750 degrees Fahrenheit, they become over 200 ...
    Air Date 10/19/2013
    0:01:56
  • NOVA -- Hydrofoil
    Hydrofoil
    The hydrofoil blade at the bottom of the keel is curved; it creates enough lift ...
    Air Date 10/19/2013
    0:01:01
  • NOVA -- Sail Wing
    Sail Wing
    Sailboats can actually fly faster than the speed of the wind in their wings, ...
    Air Date 10/19/2013
    0:01:02
  • NOVA -- FinGripper
    FinGripper
    Festo designed its FinGripper based on the movements of a fish tail.
    Air Date 10/19/2013
    0:00:55
  • NOVA -- Elephant Arm
    Elephant Arm
    The arm is controlled by inflating an accordion-like tube on one side to bend ...
    Air Date 10/19/2013
    0:01:22
  • NOVA -- Robot Arm
    Robot Arm
    Clunky metal robotic arms can be dangerous for humans to work near.
    Air Date 10/19/2013
    0:00:56
  • NOVA -- Virus Battery
    Virus Battery
    Belcher has genetically engineered a common virus to get its outer coat to bond ...
    Air Date 10/19/2013
    0:02:21
  • NOVA -- Hagfish Defense
    Hagfish Defense
    The hagfish protects itself by releasing a mass of slime that chokes the ...
    Air Date 10/17/2013
    0:01:36
  • NOVA -- Slime Clothes
    Slime Clothes
    The mucin molecule is made up of a protein backbone with side chains of sugar, ...
    Air Date 10/17/2013
    0:01:00
  • NOVA -- Hagfish
    Hagfish
    Researchers are interested in the eel-like hagfish, which produces a slimey goo ...
    Air Date 10/17/2013
    0:00:51