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Air Date: Mon, Apr 27, 2020 9:00 PM
Meet a visionary doctor on a journey to find a cure for cancer. Nobel Prize winner Dr. Jim Allison spent decades waging a lonely but ultimately fruitful quest to discover a way the immune system can stop cancer in its tracks.
Air Date: Tue, Apr 14, 2020 8:00 PM
Geneticists wrestle with the moral implications of groundbreaking new technologies that offer both promise and peril. Audrey, a determined young scientist with Spinal Muscular Atrophy, researches a treatment for her own condition.
Air Date: Fri, Apr 10, 2020 10:00 PM
Uncover crime evidence pulled from DNA websites. See how drug rules stem from a pill’s side effects. Learn how a screen addiction cure is rooted in the past and why Americans are ambivalent about robots. Andy Borowitz objects to “no news.
Air Date: Tue, Apr 7, 2020 8:00 PM
A fascinating history of the human genome weaves together science and personal stories. Patients with rare genetic diseases and their doctors seek to discover cures, often in a race against time.
Air Date: Wed, May 23, 2018 9:00 PM
Discover the breakthroughs in genetic engineering enabling scientists to create and manipulate DNA as never before.
Air Date: Mon, Jan 2, 2017 9:00 PM
A flu like no other sweeps across the country, first starting at military bases bustling with war activity, then finding its way into the civilian population, killing indiscriminately and with alarming speed. But this isn’t fiction, or a dire prediction for this years flu season; its the story of Influenza 1918.
Air Date: Thu, Apr 2, 2015 9:00 PM
Katie Couric moderates a roundtable conversation featuring Ken Burns; Sharon Percy Rockefeller, President and CEO of WETA and a cancer survivor; and Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the book upon which the film is based.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 1, 2015 9:00 PM
CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES Produced by Ken Burns and directed by Barak Goodman,  tells the comprehensive story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions. The film is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D.
Air Date: Tue, Mar 31, 2015 9:00 PM
CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES Produced by Ken Burns and directed by Barak Goodman, Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies tells the comprehensive story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions.
Air Date: Mon, Mar 30, 2015 9:00 PM
Produced by Ken Burns and directed by Barak Goodman, Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies tells the comprehensive story of cancer, from its first description in an ancient Egyptian scroll to the gleaming laboratories of modern research institutions. The film is based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D.
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