Scientific American Frontiers

  • 1990
  • TV Show
  • TV-G

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. There's a good deal of fascinating information, but as long-time host Alan Alda notes in one episod (more…)

Season 15, Episode 9 Cybersenses

First Aired: April 6, 2005

“Cybersenses” explores technological advances that can help people see and hear. Included: an artificial retina connected wirelessly to a tiny video camera mounted on sunglasses; and cochlear implants, seen in an update on a girl profiled on “Scientific American Frontiers” in 2002.

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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)

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