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Scientific American Frontiers - Season 8

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  • The New Zoos
    The New Zoos
    Episode 5
    1/21/98
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    The New Zoos is the fifth episode in the eighth season of Scientific American Frontiers, a PBS documentary series hosted by Alan Alda. In this episode, Alda visits several zoos to learn how the zoos of today are different from the zoos of yesteryear. Specific issues discussed in the episode include animal habitats, cages, and zookeeper behaviors.moreless
  • The Art of Science
    The Art of Science
    Episode 4
    1/21/98
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    The Art of Science, hosted by Alan Alda, is the fourth episode in the eighth season of Scientific American Frontiers, a PBS documentary series. In this episode, Alda and the scientists examine how scientific advances change lives. Specific scientific advances discussed in the episode include robots and instruments and how they continue to impact people's lives decades after they were invented.moreless
  • Nordic Sagas
    Nordic Sagas
    Episode 3
    1/21/98
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    Nordic Sage is the third episode in the eighth season of Scientific American Frontiers, a PBS documentary series hosted by Alan Alda. In this episode, Alda and the FRONTIERS scientists visit Scandinavia to learn more about the culture. To accomplish this the group board a Viking ship, study reindeer and examine the Nordic genome.moreless
  • Beyond Science?
    Beyond Science?
    Episode 2
    11/19/97
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    Water, Water Everywhere: A scientifically controlled trial tests a dowser to find water. Aliens Have Landed: Did a spaceship crash near Roswell, New Mexico in 1947, or was it just a spy balloon? New Energy Age: Some scientists are searching for the unlimited supply of Zero Point Energy. Paper Personality: Does your handwriting reveal your personality traits? Healing Touch: A students science experiment test the healing claims of therapeutic touch.moreless
  • Expedition Panama
    Expedition Panama
    Episode 1
    10/8/97
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    Echoes in the Night: A scientist monitors bat calls in Panama. Rat Soup: Rats could help solve problems with the Panama Canal. Bee Lines: Scientists study bees to determine just how they communicate with one another. Champion Chompers: Biologists study leaf-cutting ants and their fungus gardens. Bridge that Changed the World: A look at the effects of the Isthmus of Panama on world climate and species.moreless
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