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PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a (more…)

Premiered: March 3, 1974

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Season 13, Episode 15 Case of the Frozen Addict

First Aired: February 18, 1986

How efforts to solve "The Case of the Frozen Addict" (a paralyzed heroin addict) led to breakthroughs in research into Parkinson's disease. Included: an interview with neurologist William Langston; footage of "frozen addicts"; and reenactments.

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Life's First Feelings

Season 13, Episode 14

February 11, 1986

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Toxic Trials

Season 13, Episode 16

February 25, 1986

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