• NOVA -- Carnivorous Plants and Killer Ants
    Carnivorous Plants and Killer Ants
    Gross Science: These flesh-eating plants usually prey on unsuspecting insects. ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep19: RoboBees to the Rescue
    S40 Ep19: RoboBees to the Rescue
    Could tiny drones be the pollinators of the future? Credits Animated and ...
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  • NOVA -- 16th Century Nose Jobs
    16th Century Nose Jobs
    Losing one's nose was not completely uncommon in 16th century Europe. To replace ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep14: Bomb Squad Robots
    S40 Ep14: Bomb Squad Robots
    To keep their technicians safe from potential bombs, police departments use ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep5: The Egyptian Bow
    S40 Ep5: The Egyptian Bow
    See how the ancient Egyptians built their deadly composite bows.
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep9: Bed Bug Sex
    S40 Ep9: Bed Bug Sex
    Gross Science: How bed bugs reproduce is the stuff of nightmares.
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep7: Ancient Computer Sneak Peek
    S40 Ep7: Ancient Computer Sneak Peek
    An ancient Greek computer could predict eclipses with impressive accuracy.
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep6: The Looming Satellite Gap
    S40 Ep6: The Looming Satellite Gap
    We know more about the Earth now than ever before, but that knowledge is in ...
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  • NOVA -- The Tongue-Eating Parasite
    The Tongue-Eating Parasite
    Produced, edited, and animated by Anna Rothschild Production Assistant ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep6: The Volga Trade Route
    S40 Ep6: The Volga Trade Route
    The Vikings didn’t invent crucible steel, so where did it come from? Many ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep6: When Hurricane Sandy Went Rogue
    S40 Ep6: When Hurricane Sandy Went Rogue
    Hurricane Sandy was born just like any other tropical storm: the warm water acts ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep5: Egyptian Armor
    S40 Ep5: Egyptian Armor
    Protective armor was a necessity in Egyptian chariot warfare. Military historian ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep5: Chariot Weapons
    S40 Ep5: Chariot Weapons
    Military historian Mike Loades explores the weapons that the ancient Egyptians ...
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  • NOVA -- S39 Ep15: Parachute Problems
    S39 Ep15: Parachute Problems
    While testing Curiosity’s parachute in the world’s largest wind tunnel, JPL ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep4: Scripting the Truth
    S40 Ep4: Scripting the Truth
    An innovative computer-based handwriting analysis technique helps NOVA dig ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep3: Swarming Drones
    S40 Ep3: Swarming Drones
    A University of Pennsylvania lab is developing tiny drones that sense their ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep3: Independent UAVs
    S40 Ep3: Independent UAVs
    A DARPA researcher describes what would constitute a breakthrough in UAV ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep3: Being a Drone Operator
    S40 Ep3: Being a Drone Operator
    A UAV pilot describes what it’s like to conduct a drone strike.
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep3: What Drones Can See
    S40 Ep3: What Drones Can See
    An engineer describes the next-generation surveillance sensor for UAVs, called ...
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep3: A Next-Generation Drone
    S40 Ep3: A Next-Generation Drone
    The X-47B prototype can land on a flight deck without input from a pilot.
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  • NOVA -- S40 Ep2: A Neanderthal Burial
    S40 Ep2: A Neanderthal Burial
    Until recently, scientists have encountered scant evidence of Neanderthal ritual ...
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