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Seen in more than 100 countries, NOVA is the most watched science television series in the world and the most watched documentary series on PBS. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over.

NOVA Season 34 (2007)

34x01 34 34x01 NOVA scienceNOW - 8
Aging, will research into "longevity genes" help us live longer and healthier lives? Space Elevator, can we build a 22,000-mile-high cable to transport cargo and people into space? Maya, ...
Jan. 09, 2007
34x02 34 34x02 Forgotten Genius
The grandson of Alabama slaves, Percy Julian met with every possible barrier in a deeply segregated America. He was a man of genius, devotion, and determination. As a black man he was ...
Feb. 06, 2007
34x03 34 34x03 The Last Great Ape
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Feb. 13, 2007
34x04 34 34x04 Kings of Camouflage
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Apr. 03, 2007
34x05 34 34x05 First Flower
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Apr. 17, 2007
34x06 34 34x06 Saved by the Sun
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Apr. 24, 2007
34x07 34 34x07 Pocahontas Revealed
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May. 08, 2007
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Sleep, why do we need sleep? Part of the answer may be to strengthen memories. CERN, beneath the Alps, the mother of all particle accelerators nears completion. Emergence, how does ...
Jul. 10, 2007
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T. Rex Blood?, Preserved soft tissue, including possible blood vessels and red blood cells, are turning up in dinosaur fossils. Epigenetics, Our lifestyles and environment can change ...
Jul. 24, 2007
34x10 34 34x10 Bone Diggers
An expedition into a cavern located in the Australian outback finds complete skeletons of the Thylacoleo, a marsupial lion that died out some 30,000 to 50,000 years ago; and the remains ...
Jun. 19, 2007
34x11 34 34x11 The Great Inca Rebellion
An examination of how human remains found at an ancient cemetery near Lima, Peru, coupled with forensic science and historical documents, may upend the accepted story that a small band ...
Jun. 26, 2007
34x12 34 34x12 Secrets of the Samurai Sword
The science behind samurai swords is explored. Included: the six-month creation process of one sword, from smelting to the sharpening of the blade; a Japanese receptionist whose interest ...
Oct. 09, 2007
34x13 34 34x13 Ghost in Your Genes
An examination of the gatekeeper role played by the epigenome, which can shape everything from whether people develop diseases to whether they are fat or slim by turning on and off ...
Oct. 16, 2007
34x14 34 34x14 Marathon Challenge
Thirteen novices, ranging in age from 22 to 60, train nine months for the Boston Marathon. The group includes a former smoker, a heart-attack survivor and an overweight woman, and receives ...
Oct. 30, 2007
34x15 34 34x15 Sputnik Declassified
The early years of the space race are recalled, including the Soviet launch of the Sputnik I satellite on Oct. 4, 1957; the failed U.S. attempt to launch a satellite eight weeks later; ...
Nov. 06, 2007
34x16 34 34x16 Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial
Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District, a 2005 federal law suit that successfully challenged the mention of intelligent design in a Dover, Pa., public-school ninth-grade science class ...
Nov. 13, 2007
34x17 34 34x17 Master of the Killer Ants
Driven by drought, termites invade the huts and granaries of the Mofu, a Cameroon tribe that relies on fierce dragon-shaped army ants to subdue the termites. Included: footage of the ...
Nov. 20, 2007
34x18 34 34x18 Missing in MiG Alley
The Korean War air battles between the American F-86 Sabre and the Soviet MiG-15 are recalled via archival footage, comments from American and Soviet pilots and dramatic reconstructions. ...
Dec. 18, 2007

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