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NOVA scienceNOW

This science magazine series features four stories in each themed episode, tackling an array of thought-provoking topics.

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Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 7:00 AM    "Where Did We Come From?" Scientists show how a supernova shock wave, sweeping through a cloud of dust and gas, could have played a part in forming the sun and planets. An English chemist has created conditions in which building blocks of RNA, probable precursor to DNA, assemble themselves naturally. After sucking human blood for millions of years, the DNA of lice hold a treasure trove of clues to human evolution. G
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Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 7:00 AM "What's The Next Big Thing?" (WORLD)
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Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 7:00 AM "What Makes Us Human?" (WORLD)
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Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 6:00 PM "What Makes Us Human?" (WORLD)
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Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 11:00 PM "What Makes Us Human?" (WORLD)
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Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 7:00 AM "Can Science Stop Crime?" (WORLD)
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