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NOVA Season 47 (2020)
|47x01 Polar Extremes |
In this two-hour special, renowned paleontologist Kirk Johnson takes us on an epic adventure through time at the polar extremes of our planet. Following a trail of strange fossils found ...
|Feb. 05, 2020|
|47x02 Dog Tales |
Dogs have long been dependable companions by our sides. But it wasn't always that way, and a look at their closest living relative, the wolf, makes it clear why. Research into dog ...
|Feb. 12, 2020|
|47x03 Cat Tales |
Worshipped as a goddess, condemned as satanic, and spun into a stunning array of breeds, cats have long fascinated humans. But did we ever really domesticate them? And what can science ...
|Feb. 19, 2020|
|47x04 Mysteries of Sleep |
From fruit flies to whales, virtually every animal sleeps. But why? Why do we need to spend nearly a third of our lives in such a defenseless state? Scientists are peering more deeply ...
|Feb. 26, 2020|
|47x05 Cuba's Cancer Hope |
When the U.S. trade embargo left Cuba isolated from medical resources, Cuban scientists were forced to get creative. Now they’ve developed lung cancer vaccines that show so much promise, ...
|Apr. 01, 2020|
|47x06 The Truth About Fat |
Scientists are coming to understand fat as a dynamic organ—one whose size may have more to do with biological processes than personal choices. Explore the mysteries of fat and its ...
|Apr. 08, 2020|
|47x07 Blood Sugar Rising: America's Hidden Diabetes Epidemic |
Diabetes and pre-diabetes affect over 100 million people in the U.S., costing more than $325 billion each year. It's now predicted that one in three children born since 2000 will ...
|Apr. 15, 2020|
|47x08 Decoding COVID-19 |
The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has upended life as we know it in a matter of mere months. But at the same time, an unprecedented global effort to understand and contain the virus - and ...
|May. 13, 2020|
|47x09 Eagle Power |
Eagles dominate the skies. But what makes these predators so special? Researchers study one special bird - and stunning up-close footage reveals her exceptional strength, eyesight, ...
|May. 20, 2020|
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