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  • Score 8.5
  • Premiered: Jan 2005
  • Episodes: 36
  • Followers: 137
  • Rank #2249
  • Ended
  • PBS
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Season 6
What Makes Us Human?
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Oct 10, 2012
Scientists have struggled for centuries to pinpoint the qualities that separate human beings from the millions of other animal species that have evolved on this planet. David Pogue .. show full overview
Can Science Stop Crime?
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Oct 17, 2012
What's the secret to stopping crime? David Pogue gives the third degree to scientists pushing the limits of technology, not only to solve horrific murders but also to try to prevent .. show full overview
How Smart Can We Get?
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Oct 24, 2012
How do you get a genius brain? Is it all in your genes? Or is it hard work? Is it possible that everyone’s brain has untapped genius–just waiting for the right circumstances so it can be .. show full overview
Can I Eat That?
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Oct 31, 2012
What are the secrets behind your favorite foods? Why are some treats, like chocolate-chip cookies, delectable, while others, like cookies made with mealworms, disgusting? You might think .. show full overview
What Are Animals Thinking?
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Nov 07, 2012
We humans have long wondered how animals see the world—and us. Does your dog really feel shame when it gives you that famous "guilty look?" What is behind the "swarm intelligence" of .. show full overview
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What Will the Future Be Like?
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Nov 14, 2012
The technologies that will transform our lives decades from now are already taking shape in laboratories around the world. David Pogue imagines what the Tech page of The New York Times .. show full overview

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