Season 8, Episode 5 The Big IF

First Aired: November 4, 1980

"The Big IF"---interferon---a body-produced substance that's a promising cancer drug. Previously expensive and in short supply, manufactured interferon is now being tested and administered to patients in advanced stages of cancer.

Watch Now

Next On TVSee all »

Cast & Details See all »

  • Premiered: March 3, 1974
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: 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)

Show More »

Trending TonightSee all »