Season 47

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Beyond the Elements: Life

Discover the fascinating chemistry that makes our world and everything in it—including us.

Beyond the Elements: Life

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Beyond the Elements: Indestructible

Discover the fascinating chemistry that makes our world and everything in it—including us.

Beyond the Elements: Indestructible

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Beyond the Elements: Reactions

Discover the fascinating chemistry that makes our world and everything in it—including us.

Beyond the Elements: Reactions

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Saving Notre Dame

Scientists and engineers fight to save Notre Dame Cathedral after the 2019 fire.

Saving Notre Dame

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Can We Cool the Planet?

Scientists look to geoengineering and other methods to cool the planet.

Can We Cool the Planet?

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Touching the Asteroid

Spacecraft OSIRIS-REx attempts to grab a piece of an asteroid to bring it back to Earth.

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Touching the Asteroid

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Nature's Fear Factor

Can bringing predators—and fear—back into an ecosystem help restore its natural balance?

Nature's Fear Factor

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A to Z: How Writing Changed the World

The creation of printing, the first information technology, drove empires and revolutions.

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A to Z: How Writing Changed the World

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A to Z: The First Alphabet

The birth of writing and the first alphabet were among the world’s most vital inventions.

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A to Z: The First Alphabet

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Secret Mind of Slime

Meet slime molds: the brainless blobs that can learn, make decisions, and navigate mazes.

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Secret Mind of Slime

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Human Nature

We can now edit the human genome with a tool called CRISPR. But how far should we go?

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Human Nature

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CRISPR Gene-Editing Reality Check

CRISPR gene-editing technology is advancing quickly. What can it do now—and in the future?

CRISPR Gene-Editing Reality Check

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Eagle Power

Follow eagles from the nest to the skies to see what makes these predators so remarkable.

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Eagle Power

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Decoding COVID-19

Scientists race to understand and defeat the coronavirus behind the COVID-19 pandemic.

Decoding COVID-19

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The Truth About Fat

Could it be that body fat has more to do with biological processes than personal choices?

The Truth About Fat

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Cuba's Cancer Hope

Can Cuba's innovative lung cancer vaccines give new hope to patients across the world?

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Cuba's Cancer Hope

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Mysteries of Sleep

Why do we sleep? And what does sleep have to do with memory, trauma, and our emotions?

Mysteries of Sleep

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Cat Tales

Goddess, demon, house pet? What does science say about the human relationship with cats?

Cat Tales

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Dog Tales

Follow the epic journey of dog domestication and see what science says about dogs’ love.

Dog Tales

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Polar Extremes

Paleontologist Kirk Johnson explores the dynamic history—and future—of ice at the poles.

Polar Extremes