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Scientific American Frontiers

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Science, technology and nature are examined with insight, humor and an eye on the practical, with smartly paced reports on such subjects as the big-bang theory, robots, the relationship between stress and illness, and whether we are alone in the universe (more…)

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Season 7, Episode 2 Science Safari

First Aired: November 20, 1996

On a scientific safari to South Africa, Alan Alda looks at animal management in wildlife preserves; and advances in the fight against malaria. Also: the expanding industry of herbal medicines; and archeological finds, including a royal city from the 13th century.