NOVA Wonders

This six-episode documentary series follows researchers as they tackle unanswered questions about life and the cosmos. Each "NOVA Wonders" episode poses a single scientific question and explores how close scientists are to an answer. Hosted by three young scientists, the series travels to some unexpected places in search of answers, including deep underwater, underneath skin, below the earth, and deep into space. Produced by WGBH Boston, some segments include the microscopic world of the human microbiome and the search for life and intelligence on other planets.


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    NOVA Wonders

    Can We Make Life?

    May 3

    1 Hour

    Advances in genetic engineering and synthetic biology give researchers the ability to create DNA and edit it into existing genomes with more ease and less cost than ever before.

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