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  • Score 8.5
  • Premiered: Jan 2005
  • Episodes: 36
  • Followers: 138
  • Rank #2237
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Season 2
Asteroid, Island of Stability, Obesity
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Oct 03, 2006
The Apophis asteroid, the size of a football stadium, is headed towards Earth and should arrive in 2036.Island of Stability: The long road to creating element 114.Obesity: The biology .. show full overview
1918 Flu, Mass Extinction, Papyrus
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Nov 21, 2006
What caused the greatest mass extinction nearly 250 million years ago?1918 Flu: The 1918 flu virus is revived and decoded in the hopes that we can learn from it before the next .. show full overview
Aging, Space Elevator, Maya
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Jan 09, 2007
A look at recent research on the aging process, and how we might slow it down.Space Elevator: The possible creation of a "space elevator" made from nanotubes, and a NASA contest designed .. show full overview
Sleep, CERN, Emergence
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Jul 10, 2007
Sleep may play an important role in strengthening memories.CERN: The Large Hadron Collider (LHC) nears completion at the international particle physics lab in Geneva, .. show full overview
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T. Rex Blood?, Epigenetics, Kryptos
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Jul 24, 2007
A paleobiologist has discovered preserved blood vessels and red blood cells in a 68-million-year-old dinosaur bone.Epigenetics: It seems that diet and lifestyle actually change the .. show full overview

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