Living with Sickle Cell Anemia

Gene-edited babies could be free of sickle cell anemia. David Sanchez, a teen with the disease, shares his thoughts on living with sickle cell—and a possible future without it.

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.