Season 17, Episode 5 Decoding the Book of Life

First Aired: October 31, 1989

Observing efforts to decipher human genetics. Included: scientists Leroy Hood, Walter Gilbert, Charles Cantor and James Watson.

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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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