A newsmagazine that explores science-related matters.
Sat., September 5, 2015
What Makes Us Human?
In the Season 6 premiere, David Pogue examines the evolutionary roots of those traits that separate humans from other species. He also investigates what may have happened to the Neanderthals and undergoes a test to see if he has any Neanderthal DNA. Also: the story of Ethiopian paleoanthropologist Zeresenay Alemseged, who discovered the fossil bones of Selam, a 3.3 million-year-old human ancestor who is often called "Lucy's baby."
Sat., September 12, 2015
Can Science Stop Crime?
Crime science and technology are examined. Included: detecting clues that are held by a corpse; discerning a suspect's fabrications by looking inside his or her brain; and tracking the development of a psychopath's mind. Also: the ease with which criminals can hijack almost anything, including laptops, pacemakers and cars.
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George and the Man with the Yellow Hat are going to Africa to experience the wonders of nature and learn the importance of courage. Join them on their journey during Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle.When to watch on WETA Kids →
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