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NOVA brings you short video stories from the world of science, including excerpts from our television programs, video dispatches from producers and correspondents in the field, animations, and much more. For more science programming online and on air, visit NOVA's Web site at http://www.pbs.org/nova and watch NOVA broadcasts Wednesday nights on PBS. Please note that this feed requires QuickTime 7. Free upgrade available at apple.com/itunes.

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NSN | Epigenetics (Jun 5th, 2009)

Our lifestyles and environment can change the way our genes are expressed, leading even identical twins to become distinct as they age.

NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided the National Science Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public television viewers.

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NSN | Profile: Julie Schablitsky (May 29th, 2009)

Meet an archeologist who is helping to rewrite the history of the Old West.
NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided the National Science Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public television viewers.

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NSN | Emergence (May 22nd, 2009)

How does the "intelligence" of an ant colony or the stock market arise out of the simple actions of its members?

NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided the National Science Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public television viewers.

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NSN | T. Rex Blood? (May 15th, 2009)

Preserved soft tissue, including possible blood vessels and red blood cells, are turning up in dinosaur fossils.

NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided the National Science Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public television viewers.

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NSN | Profile: Bonnie Bassler (May 8th, 2009)

Her insight into how bacteria "talk" has launched a revolution in biological and medical research.

NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided the National Science Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public television viewers.

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NSN | Island of Stability (May 1st, 2009)

Follow the decades-long quest to create the elusive element 114.
NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided the National Science Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public television viewers.

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Doctors' Lives: Jane (Apr 3rd, 2009)

Do you have what it takes to be a doctor? Follow Jane Liebschutz's journey from medical student in 1987 to her life in 2008 as an M.D. Watch NOVA every Wednesday night on PBS. Or join us online at pbs.org/nova.

Funding for NOVA is provided by ExxonMobil, Pacific Life, David H. Koch, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public television viewers.

To learn more, visit http://www.pbs.org/nova/doctors

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Comet Airburst Destruction (Mar 27th, 2009)

In this video clip, see why an explosion three miles above Earth would act like a white-hot tornado on the surface. Watch NOVA every Wednesday night on PBS. Or join us online at pbs.org/nova.

Funding for NOVA is provided by ExxonMobil, Pacific Life, David H. Koch, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public television viewers.

To learn more, visit http://www.pbs.org/nova/clovis

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On Thin Ice in the Bering Sea: Part 4 (Mar 20th, 2009)

In this series of video stories, "On Thin Ice in the Bering Sea," explore the past and future of the fast-changing Bering Sea region, its culture and people, and the new polar science that is emerging from an expedition on board the Coast Guard cutter Healy. Watch NOVA every Wednesday night on PBS. Or join us online at pbs.org/nova.

Funding for NOVA is provided by ExxonMobil, Pacific Life, David H. Koch, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public ...

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On Thin Ice in the Bering Sea: Part 3 (Mar 16th, 2009)

In this series of video stories, "On Thin Ice in the Bering Sea," explore the past and future of the fast-changing Bering Sea region, its culture and people, and the new polar science that is emerging from an expedition on board the Coast Guard cutter Healy. Watch NOVA every Wednesday night on PBS. Or join us online at pbs.org/nova.

Funding for NOVA is provided by ExxonMobil, Pacific Life, David H. Koch, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public ...

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On Thin Ice in the Bering Sea: Part 2 (Mar 13th, 2009)

In this series of video stories, "On Thin Ice in the Bering Sea," explore the past and future of the fast-changing Bering Sea region, its culture and people, and the new polar science that is emerging from an expedition on board the Coast Guard cutter Healy. Watch NOVA every Wednesday night on PBS. Or join us online at pbs.org/nova.

Funding for NOVA is provided by ExxonMobil, Pacific Life, David H. Koch, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public ...

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On Thin Ice in the Bering Sea: Part 1 (Mar 6th, 2009)

In this series of video stories, "On Thin Ice in the Bering Sea," explore the past and future of the fast-changing Bering Sea region, its culture and people, and the new polar science that is emerging from an expedition on board the Coast Guard cutter Healy. Watch NOVA every Wednesday night on PBS. Or join us online at pbs.org/nova.

Funding for NOVA is provided by ExxonMobil, Pacific Life, David H. Koch, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public ...

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Papyrus (Feb 27th, 2009)

Scraps of writings from a garbage dump in ancient Egypt reveal what life was like 2,000 years ago.
NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided by Pfizer, the National Science Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public television viewers.

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A Plague of Rats (Feb 20th, 2009)

In this excerpt from NOVA's "Rat Attack," see how an infestation of rats, triggered by flowering bamboo, threatens the Indian state of Mizoram.

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Funding for NOVA is provided by ExxonMobil, David H. Koch, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public television viewers.

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Profile: Karl Iagnemma (Feb 6th, 2009)

An innovative MIT roboticist is also an acclaimed fiction writer.

NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided by Pfizer, the National Science Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public television viewers.

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Secret Surveillance (Jan 30th, 2009)

In this excerpt from NOVA's "The Spy Factory," see how electronic information flows from Asia to the United States and how the National Security Agency is tapping into communications collected both from abroad and from within the U.S.

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Funding for NOVA is provided by ExxonMobil, David H. Koch, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public television viewers.

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Obesity (Jan 30th, 2009)

Examine the biology behind the compulsion to eat.
NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided by Pfizer, the National Science Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public television viewers.

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A Magical Migration (Jan 23rd, 2009)

In this excerpt from NOVA's "The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies," see just how astounding the monarch butterfly's sense of navigation is, and learn how monarchs are tracked across North America.

Watch NOVA every Wednesday night on PBS. Or join us online at pbs.org/nova.

Funding for NOVA is provided by ExxonMobil, David H. Koch, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public television viewers.

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California's Energy Bet (Jan 16th, 2009)

In this excerpt from NOVA's "The Big Energy Gamble," California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, a.k.a. "The Governator," touts the possibilities for a green-technology revolution. Also, see how a company called Nanosolar is printing out state-of-the-art solar panels and what's powering Google.

Watch NOVA every Wednesday night on PBS. Or join us online at pbs.org/nova.

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Aging (Jan 16th, 2009)

Will research into "longevity genes" help us live longer and healthier lives?

NOVA is produced by WGBH in Boston. Funding for NOVA scienceNOW is provided by Pfizer, the National Science Foundation, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and public television viewers.

This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 0407101. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendation...

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