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Half Sisters Unite Thanks to DNA Testing

In 2018, June Smith takes a consumer DNA test, hoping to solve a longstanding mystery.

Half Sisters Unite Thanks to DNA Testing

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Using Technology to Cope With Drought

The U.S. is experiencing increasingly worse drought conditions.

Using Technology to Cope With Drought

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Preparing for the Pacific Northwest's Next Major Earthquake

The Pacific Northwest is due for a major earthquake.

Preparing for the Pacific Northwest's Next Major Earthquake

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How California's Droughts Lead to Other Disasters

Wildfires, heat waves, flooding, and water shortages are on the rise.

How California's Droughts Lead to Other Disasters

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Fact or CAP? How to Deal With Clickbait

Watch out for clickbait that’s designed to spread misinformation.

Fact or CAP? How to Deal With Clickbait

Video thumbnail: NOVA Can Solar Storms Knock Out Our Power Grid?

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Can Solar Storms Knock Out Our Power Grid?

Aurora is the beautiful result of space weather.

Can Solar Storms Knock Out Our Power Grid?

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Can Humans Deflect an Asteroid?

Asteroid impacts on Earth don't happen very often—but they do happen.

Can Humans Deflect an Asteroid?

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The Science of Exercise—and Getting Back in the Game

What happens to the bodies and minds of athletes when training is put on hold?

The Science of Exercise—and Getting Back in the Game

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Sciencing Out: What it Means to Make Information Tangible

There are experts whose job it is to make numbers tangible and help us visualize data.

Sciencing Out: What it Means to Make Information Tangible

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How to Make Birdwatching More Inclusive

Step One: Start paying attention to the birds in your area.

How to Make Birdwatching More Inclusive

Video thumbnail: NOVA Sciencing Out: How Trust in Medicine and Science is Built

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Sciencing Out: How Trust in Medicine and Science is Built

Trust can be a delicate matter—especially when it’s related to science and medicine.

Sciencing Out: How Trust in Medicine and Science is Built

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Sciencing Out: Making Science Accessible and Engaging

For centuries, women all around the world have educated the public about science.

Sciencing Out: Making Science Accessible and Engaging

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The Coronavirus Pandemic's Toll on Mental Health

We should treat mental health with the same sense of urgency as the COVID pandemic.

The Coronavirus Pandemic's Toll on Mental Health

Video thumbnail: NOVA Are You Feeding a Powerful Facial Recognition Algorithm?

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Are You Feeding a Powerful Facial Recognition Algorithm?

This algorithm isn't looking for your face only in the photos you've posted.

Are You Feeding a Powerful Facial Recognition Algorithm?

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GameStop, Reddit, and the Rise of Risky Trades

Investing in stock call options is extremely risky.

GameStop, Reddit, and the Rise of Risky Trades

Video thumbnail: NOVA Texas' Power Grid Trouble is Far From Over

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Texas' Power Grid Trouble is Far From Over

Why it means we need to rethink our aging energy infrastructure throughout the U.S.

Texas' Power Grid Trouble is Far From Over

Video thumbnail: NOVA Origins of Misinformation and How it Spreads

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Origins of Misinformation and How it Spreads

We're vulnerable to sharing misinformation because of the way that we communicate.

Origins of Misinformation and How it Spreads

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The Big Lie about Monarch Butterflies

Join NOVA producer Arlo Pérez as he unlearns a “fact” he was taught as a child.

The Big Lie about Monarch Butterflies

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How Mask-Wearing Misinformation Became a Reality

There are various reasons why people believe in misinformation.

How Mask-Wearing Misinformation Became a Reality

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Dream Hacking: Decisions, Addictions, and Sleep

Watch the first-ever video documenting this live two-way dream communication.

Dream Hacking: Decisions, Addictions, and Sleep

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Why Misinformation Matters

The spread of misinformation is influencing human behavior.

Why Misinformation Matters

Video thumbnail: NOVA New COVID-19 Variants Spread More Easily

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New COVID-19 Variants Spread More Easily

Why are the new coronavirus variants making COVID-19 more transmissible?

New COVID-19 Variants Spread More Easily

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Lingering Symptoms from COVID-19 are “Unprecedented”

Could an out-of-order immune system be to blame?

Lingering Symptoms from COVID-19 are “Unprecedented”

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This University Monitors COVID-19 Through Saliva Testing

The University of Illinois is trying to control the spread of COVID-19 by collecting spit.

This University Monitors COVID-19 Through Saliva Testing