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Nova Wonders, Season 1, Episode 5, Can We Make Life?
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directed by Larry Klein; presented by Rana El Kaliouby, 1978- and Talithia Williams; produced by Larry Klein, NOVA and Lawrence Klein Productions, in Nova Wonders, Season 1, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
NOVA: Wonders, Season 1 NOVA Wonders is a fresh, lively series that makes complicated concepts accessible while taking a deep dive into the scientific process. Each episode poses a single big scientific question and takes viewers along on a journey to explore how far we've come in our quest for answers, and how we...
directed by Larry Klein; presented by Rana El Kaliouby, 1978- and Talithia Williams; produced by Larry Klein, NOVA and Lawrence Klein Productions, in Nova Wonders, Season 1, Episode 5 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2018), 53 mins
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Secret Science: Chemical And Biological Weapons
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directed by Tim Usborne, fl. 1998; presented by Michael Mosley, 1957-; produced by Tim Usborne, fl. 1998, Artlab Films (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 52 mins
A revelatory documentary about Porton Down – the world-leading military and scientific base that specializes in chemical and biological warfare and the fight against global terrorism. This top-secret British military unit was first established in World War One in response to the terrifying advance of chemical wa...
directed by Tim Usborne, fl. 1998; presented by Michael Mosley, 1957-; produced by Tim Usborne, fl. 1998, Artlab Films (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2016), 52 mins
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Make, Create, Innovate, Episode 2, Underwater Exploration
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presented by Nick Glass, fl. 2010; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Make, Create, Innovate, Episode 2 (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2015), 12 mins
We explore a world mankind knows so little about - our oceans. We meet the inventor of the ExoSuit, the "Iron Man" of the sea, that's allowing divers, scientists and even archaeologists to explore the sea like never before.
presented by Nick Glass, fl. 2010; produced by Cable News Network (CNN), in Make, Create, Innovate, Episode 2 (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2015), 12 mins
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Connect, Connect, Episode 7
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produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, World Wide Entertainment, in Connect (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2012), 24 mins
A mini computer linked to GPS is providing tourists in Berlin with a guided tour of the city. Combined with picture and audio files is a lesson in history, taking visitors back to turbulent events in the city, during the time when Berlin was divided. Little remains of the Berlin Wall, but the GPS shows exactly the...
produced by Evan Clark, fl. 2012, World Wide Entertainment, in Connect (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2012), 24 mins
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Horizon, Season 48, Episode 7, Playing God
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directed by Matthew Dyas, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Adam Rutherford, 1975-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 48, Episode 7 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 55 mins
Recent scientific breakthroughs mean that we no longer have to wait 3 billion years for organisms to evolve - we can build them ourselves in the lab. Nature is being dismantled into a series of 'spare parts' that we have the potential to engineer, refine, and rebuild into whatever we see fit. As nature becomes a t...
directed by Matthew Dyas, fl. 2005-2017; presented by Adam Rutherford, 1975-; produced by British Broadcasting Corporation, in Horizon, Season 48, Episode 7 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 55 mins
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The Gods of Rice
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directed by Mashizan Mashjum and Galen Yeo (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 53 mins
Through the eyes of an anthropologist this beautifully produced film explores the rich culture of rice, still the basis of survival for most people throughout the world. In the central Philippines lies a village where its indigenous people have lived among their rice terraces for over 2,000 years. If placed end to...
directed by Mashizan Mashjum and Galen Yeo (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011), 53 mins
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The Cyborg Revolution
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produced by Tatsuhiro Fujiki, NHK International Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 1 hour 2 mins
Cyborg technology is a revolutionary development in rehabilitation medicine. It allows the brain and nervous system to manipulate specially engineered devices that help people regain the use of impaired body function. Once a dream of science fiction, this revolutionary technology is now becoming a reality. Getting...
produced by Tatsuhiro Fujiki, NHK International Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2008), 1 hour 2 mins
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Investigative Reports, Perfecting Baby: Controlling DNA
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produced by Julianne Hill, Kurtis Productions, Ltd., in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2001), 1 hour 20 mins
Though advancements in genetics (and gene therapy) have enabled doctors to prevent numerous diseases and genetic disorders, these practices have raised numerous ethical issues, including genetic discrimination and violation of privacy. The subject of human cloning has also become of interest within the last sever...
produced by Julianne Hill, Kurtis Productions, Ltd., in Investigative Reports (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2001), 1 hour 20 mins
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Dispatches, Patent on Life
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directed by Emma Barker; produced by Emma Barker, in Dispatches (London, England: TVF International, 1992), 41 mins
The process of genetic engineering is becoming more sophisticated. Inventors of new plants, drugs and life-forms are now attempting to patent their creations. If successful the patents could lead to large multinational corporations owning the world's crops.
directed by Emma Barker; produced by Emma Barker, in Dispatches (London, England: TVF International, 1992), 41 mins
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