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bulletNOVA Secrets of the Mind

This is the companion Web site to "Secrets of the Mind". The film delves into the mind-tingling efforts of neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran to discover how the brain works.

bulletScientific American Frontiers:  The Bionic Body

This series explores how scientists and engineers are uniting technology with biology to help the paralyzed.  Learn about recent advances in spinal cord repair.


NOVA Electric Heart

This is the companion Web site to the NOVA program "Electric Heart". Learn about the strides made toward the development of a practical artificial heart.


Innovation:  Biomedical Research

This 3-part PBS series investigates groundbreaking biomedical treatments and research.  Program 1: Cracking the Code; Program 2: The Man-Made Man; Program 3: Live Long and Prosper

bullet Scientific America Frontiers:  The Electronic Nose

This three-segment series explores the development of an artificial nose that will rival the sensitivity of a dog's nose.  Learn how this sniffer would help with detection of unexploded landmines and other explosives.


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