Season 33, Episode 2 Nova scienceNow

First Aired: January 10, 2006

The top stories of 2005 highlight this edition of “scienceNOW.” Included: a possible 10th planet; advances in stem-cell research; the threat of a flu pandemic. Also: a look at the ivory-billed woodpecker; updates on the relationship between hurricanes and global warming; a profile of cancer researcher Tyler Curiel.

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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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