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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 9, Episode 17 Life: Patent Pending

First Aired: February 28, 1982

The experimental use of recombinant DNA in human-growth hormones and fertilizers. Also examined: commercial interest in gene splicing.

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February 14, 1982

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Season 9, Episode 18

March 7, 1982

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