NOVA

Hunt for the Oldest DNA

For decades, scientists have tried to unlock the secrets of ancient DNA. Follow the dramatic quest to recover DNA millions of years old and reveal a lost world from before the last Ice Age.

Hunt for the Oldest DNA

53m 10s

For decades, scientists have tried to unlock the secrets of ancient DNA. Follow the dramatic quest to recover DNA millions of years old and reveal a lost world from before the last Ice Age.

Previews + Extras

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    Hunt for the Oldest DNA Preview

    S51 E4 - 30s

    For decades, scientists have tried to unlock the secrets of ancient DNA. Follow the dramatic quest to recover DNA millions of years old and reveal a lost world from before the last Ice Age.

  • When Camels Roamed the Arctic: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    When Camels Roamed the Arctic

    S51 E4 - 2m 54s

    Some 2 million years ago, when the high Arctic was a much warmer, greener place, a unique collection of animals coexisted: Caribou, geese, hares, even camels.

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