Decoding COVID-19

The coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 has upended life as we know it in a matter of months. But at the same time, an unprecedented global effort to understand and contain the virus—and find a treatment for the disease it causes—is underway. Join doctors on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 as they strategize to stop the spread, and meet the researchers racing to develop treatments and vaccines.

PBS’ premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA programs demystify science and technology and highlight the people involved in scientific pursuits.

NOVA Episodes

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Eagle Power

Follow eagles from the nest to the skies to see what makes these predators so remarkable.

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The Truth About Fat

Could it be that body fat has more to do with biological processes than personal choices?

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Cuba's Cancer Hope

Can Cuba's innovative lung cancer vaccines give new hope to patients across the world?

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Mysteries of Sleep

Why do we sleep? And what does sleep have to do with memory, trauma, and our emotions?