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Episode Guide


Season 6


What Will The Future Be Like? (#606)

Mobile phones that read your mind? Video games that can cure cancer? Wearable robots that give you ...

What Are Animals Thinking? (#605)

Have you ever wondered what's going on inside an Animal's head? How do they see the world -- and ...

Can I Eat That? (#604)

David Pogue, popular technology reporter for The New York Times, is the new host of this science ...

How Smart Can We Get? (#603)

How do you get a genius brain? Is it all in your DNA? Or is it hard work? Is it possible that ...

Can Science Stop Crime? (#602)

Pogue gives the third degree to scientists pushing the limits of technology -- not only to solve ...

What Makes Us Human? (#601)

Scientists have struggled for centuries to pinpoint the qualities that separate human beings from ...

Season 5


What's The Next Big Thing? (#506)

What are the technologies most likely to revolutionize life in the future?

Where Did We Come from? (#505)

Where did the very first living thing on Earth come from? Can a simple injection erase a painful ...

How Smart Are Animals? (#504)

How well can we understand what's going on in the brains of non-human animals? Do our pets - like ...

How Does The Brain Work? (#503)

Can new science help us understand how the brain allows us to think, act, feel, behave and process ...

Can We Live Forever? (#502)

Why do our bodies fall apart over time? Is there any way to stop the process? How well can we build ...

Can We Make It to Mars? (#501)

A trip to Mars and back could take two to three years. Can humans survive the journey, fraught with ...

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