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NOVA explores headline-grabbing innovations and discoveries from our past, present and future.

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NOVA explores headline-grabbing innovations and discoveries from our past, present and future.

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    Transplanting Hope

    Each year, thousands of people die waiting for organ transplants. Through this extraordinary inside look at transplant procedures, hear moving stories of organ donors and recipients, and meet scientists working to end the organ shortage.

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    • 52 Minutes

    Each year, thousands of people die waiting for organ transplants. Through this extraordinary inside look at transplant procedures, hear moving stories of organ donors and recipients, and meet scientists working to end the organ shortage.

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    • 52 Minutes
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    Operation Bridge Rescue

    Follow the rebuilding of the 19th century Blenheim Covered Bridge. Watch craftsmen raise this engineering icon under grueling time pressure and witness traditional artisans in China restoring ancient covered bridges to ensure their survival.

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    Follow the rebuilding of the 19th century Blenheim Covered Bridge. Watch craftsmen raise this engineering icon under grueling time pressure and witness traditional artisans in China restoring ancient covered bridges to ensure their survival.

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    Volcano on Fire

    Climb up the cone of Nyiragongo, one of the world’s least studied volcanoes, and join volcanologists as they descend into its crater, down towards its bubbling lava lake. When will it erupt next?

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    Climb up the cone of Nyiragongo, one of the world’s least studied volcanoes, and join volcanologists as they descend into its crater, down towards its bubbling lava lake. When will it erupt next?

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    • EPISODE 4

    Volcano on the Brink

    Join a team of volcanologists as they explore one of the world’s most active and mysterious volcanoes in central Africa: Nyamuragira. What feeds its frequent eruptions? And what are the region’s other hidden, life-threatening volcanic dangers?

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    Join a team of volcanologists as they explore one of the world’s most active and mysterious volcanoes in central Africa: Nyamuragira. What feeds its frequent eruptions? And what are the region’s other hidden, life-threatening volcanic dangers?

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    • EPISODE 5

    Addiction

    As the deadliest drug epidemic in US history rages, follow the cutting-edge work of doctors and scientists as they explore how addiction affects the brain, and how we should address our opioid crisis.

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    As the deadliest drug epidemic in US history rages, follow the cutting-edge work of doctors and scientists as they explore how addiction affects the brain, and how we should address our opioid crisis.

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    Flying Supersonic

    Go inside the race to build the first supersonic airliner, the Concorde. Discover how engineers made Mach 2 airline flight possible, and meet the scientists wrangling sonic booms to revive the dream of supersonic passenger travel today.

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    Go inside the race to build the first supersonic airliner, the Concorde. Discover how engineers made Mach 2 airline flight possible, and meet the scientists wrangling sonic booms to revive the dream of supersonic passenger travel today.

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    • EPISODE 7

    Last B-24

    Dive beneath the sea in search of the Tulsamerican, a B-24 bomber that crashed at the height of World War II. Join a team of archaeologists on a dangerous mission to recover the fallen airmen and identify their remains.

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    Dive beneath the sea in search of the Tulsamerican, a B-24 bomber that crashed at the height of World War II. Join a team of archaeologists on a dangerous mission to recover the fallen airmen and identify their remains.

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    • EPISODE 8

    Thai Cave Rescue

    Follow the harrowing operation to rescue 12 boys stranded in a flooded cave in Thailand, and discover the scientific ingenuity that made the rescue possible.

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    Follow the harrowing operation to rescue 12 boys stranded in a flooded cave in Thailand, and discover the scientific ingenuity that made the rescue possible.

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    • EPISODE 9

    World's Fastest Animal

    See the world through the eyes of nature’s fastest animal: the peregrine falcon. Watch hatchlings learn to fly and join an expert falconer as he trains a young peregrine to be a high-speed predator, putting his hunting skills to the test.

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    See the world through the eyes of nature’s fastest animal: the peregrine falcon. Watch hatchlings learn to fly and join an expert falconer as he trains a young peregrine to be a high-speed predator, putting his hunting skills to the test.

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    • EPISODE 10

    Apollo's Daring Mission

    Apollo astronauts and engineers tell the inside story of how the first mission to the moon, Apollo 8, pioneered groundbreaking technologies that would pave the way to land a man on the moon and win the space race.

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    Apollo astronauts and engineers tell the inside story of how the first mission to the moon, Apollo 8, pioneered groundbreaking technologies that would pave the way to land a man on the moon and win the space race.

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    Animal Mummies

    From baboons to bulls, crocodiles to cows, a vast menagerie of animal mummies lie buried in Egyptian catacombs. Hi-tech imaging is now revealing what's inside the bundles and the strange role that animals played in ancient Egyptian beliefs.

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    From baboons to bulls, crocodiles to cows, a vast menagerie of animal mummies lie buried in Egyptian catacombs. Hi-tech imaging is now revealing what's inside the bundles and the strange role that animals played in ancient Egyptian beliefs.

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