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Can DNA technology Help Rebuild a Family Tree?

Many Black families in America don’t have robust ancestry records because of the legacy of slavery and family separation. But this documentary filmmaker is on a mission: use DNA technology to solve the mysteries of his family tree.
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Lee and Liza's Family Tree

S50 E18 Length 53:31 Premiere Date 11/22/23

The Battle to Beat Malaria

S50 E17 Length 53:54 Premiere Date 11/15/23

Inside China's Tech Boom

S50 E16 Length 53:19 Premiere Date 11/08/23

Ancient Earth: Humans

S50 E15 Length 53:15 Premiere Date 11/01/23

Ancient Earth: Inferno

S50 E14 Length 53:45 Premiere Date 10/25/23

Ancient Earth: Life Rising

S50 E13 Length 53:47 Premiere Date 10/18/23

Ancient Earth: Frozen

S50 E12 Length 53:46 Premiere Date 10/11/23

Ancient Earth: Birth of the Sky

S50 E11 Length 53:47 Premiere Date 10/04/23

Your Brain: Who's in Control?

S50 E10 Length 53:31 Premiere Date 05/24/23

Your Brain: Perception Deception

S50 E9 Length 53:30 Premiere Date 05/17/23

Hidden Volcano Abyss

S50 E8 Length 53:19 Premiere Date 05/10/23

Saving the Right Whale

S50 E7 Length 53:31 Premiere Date 05/03/23

Chasing Carbon Zero

S50 E6 Length 53:31 Premiere Date 04/26/23

Weathering the Future

S50 E5 Length 53:31 Premiere Date 04/12/23

New Eye on the Universe

S50 E4 Length 53:31 Premiere Date 02/22/23

Ancient Builders of the Amazon

S50 E3 Length 53:22 Premiere Date 02/15/23

Star Chasers of Senegal

S50 E2 Length 53:20 Premiere Date 02/08/23

London Super Tunnel

S50 E1 Length 53:20 Premiere Date 02/01/23

Lee and Liza's Family Tree Preview

Preview Length 00:30 Premiere Date 11/22/23

Can DNA technology Help Rebuild a Family Tree?

Clip Length 03:28 Premiere Date 11/22/23

How To Film Great Video With A Phone | NOVA Science Studio

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Rare Fossil Appears to Show Mammal Attacking Dinosaur

Clip Length 03:26 Premiere Date 07/28/23

The nation’s first big offshore wind farm is coming

Clip Length 05:22 Premiere Date 07/21/23

What Made the Titan Submersible Design Unconventional?

Clip Length 05:05 Premiere Date 07/03/23

Could Whale Poop Help Cool the Planet?

Clip Length 02:43 Premiere Date 05/12/23

This Fungus Is Spreading Rapidly in Hospitals

Clip Length 03:24 Premiere Date 04/24/23

There’s Something Living in Wildfire Smoke

Clip Length 01:59 Premiere Date 04/11/23

How the West Is Making It Rain, With Science

Clip Length 06:22 Premiere Date 04/10/23

Soothing Science: The Light You See at Sunset

Clip Length 08:01 Premiere Date 04/04/23

The Mystery and Physics of the Spiral Football Pass

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Ancient Maya Metropolis - S48 E22

NOVA investigates why the ancient Maya abandoned the magnificent cities they had lived in for centuries.

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Making North America: Origins - S42 E20

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Discover how forces of almost unimaginable power gave birth to the continent of North America.

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Making North America: Life - S42 E21

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The mysteries of how life evolved in North America, including the arrival of humans, are explored.

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Making North America: Human - S42 E22

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From Ice Age to oil boom, discover the challenges faced and the wealth uncovered as humans take over the continent.

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Why Bridges Collapse - S46 E18

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NOVA investigates what may have led to the collapse of the Polcevera Bridge in Genoa, Italy, that killed 43 people. But the Polcevera Bridge isn't alone. Join experts as they compare what happened to the Polcevera with other deadly bridge collapses, including Minnesota's I-35W bridge over the Mississippi and the famed Silver Bridge over the Ohio River.

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