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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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
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- 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)