Season 1, Episode 2 Scientific American Frontiers
First Aired: November 14, 1990
An engineering contest at MIT; scientists' efforts to grow black truffles in the lab; testing the human body during a deep-sea dive. Woodie Flowers is the host.
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- Rating: TV-G
- Premise: Science, technology and nature are examined with insight, humor and an eye on the practical, with smartly paced reports on such subjects as the big-bang theory, robots, the relationship between stress and illness, and whether we are alone in the universe.… (more)