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What will it mean when most of us can afford to have the information in our DNA—all six billion chemical letters of it—read, stored and available for analysis? "Cracking Your Genetic Code" reveals that we stand on the verge of such a revolution. Premiere Date: 03/28/2012


Hunting the Elements Hunting the Elements

A two-hour special from the producers of "Making Stuff"

Secrets of the Sun Secrets of the Sun

New tools let scientists better grasp our star's potentially destructive solar storms.

Mystery of a Masterpiece Mystery of a Masterpiece

Experts investigate whether a portrait sold for about $20,000 in 1998 is a lost Leonardo.


Raccoon Nation Raccoon Nation

Follow a family of urban raccoons as they navigate the complex world of a big city.

Animal Odd Couples Animal Odd Couples

Love apparently knows no boundaries in the animal kingdom.

The White Lions The White Lions

Follow two rare white lion cubs on their journey to adulthood on the South African savanna

Inside Nature's Giants

Great White Shark Great White Shark

Travel with the experts to South Africa to dissect a great white shark.

Sperm Whale Sperm Whale

Join a team of scientists who explore the mysteries of the largest predator on Earth.

Big Cats Big Cats

From the outside a lion and tiger look very different, but once their skins are removed...

NOVA scienceNOW

How Does the Brain Work? How Does the Brain Work?

Explore the psychology of magic tricks, magnetic wands, artificial intelligence, and more.

How Smart Can We Get? How Smart Can We Get?

See inside Einstein’s brain, boost your memory, meet post-injury savants, and more.

What's The Next Big Thing? What's The Next Big Thing?

Greet the future: social robots, a "smart" electric grid & microbes that make diesel fuel.