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See inside Einstein’s brain, boost your memory, meet post-injury savants, and more.
Meet the people building tomorrow’s robots, mind-reading machines, and more.
Probe animal morality, the "swarm intelligence" of a beehive, and more.
Explore the genetics behind criminal minds, the latest in lie detection, and more.
Find out if you’re part Neanderthal, what language may owe to tool-making, and more.
Greet the future: social robots, a "smart" electric grid & microbes that make diesel fuel.
Explore the origin of our solar system and the start of life itself.
Dogs, dolphins, parrots and even octopuses (mere mollusks!) may be smarter than you think.
Explore the psychology of magic tricks, magnetic wands, artificial intelligence, and more.
See artificial organs, suspended animation, genes that impact aging, and lifelike avatars.
See new space suits, foods, plasma rockets, and meet a Mars rover driver.
Season 4: Episode 8