Season 13, Episode 5 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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  • 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)

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