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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Secret Mind of Slime

Meet slime molds: the brainless blobs that can learn, make decisions, and navigate mazes.

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Gene-Editing Reality Check

CRISPR gene-editing technology is advancing quickly. What can it do now—and in the future?

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Human Nature

We can now edit the human genome with a tool called CRISPR. But how far should we go?

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Eagle Power

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