NOVA; Decoding the Book of Life
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- Decoding the Book of Life
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Premiered March 1974 NOVA is a general-interest documentary series that addresses a single science issue each week. Billed as "science adventures for curious grown-ups" when it first aired in March, 1974, NOVA continues to offer an informative and entertaining approach to a challenging subject. 1996 marked NOVA's 23rd season, which makes it the longest-running science program on national television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over. Series release date: 3/3/1974
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Explores the scientific and ethical implications of biologists' efforts to decode the genetic message that describes how humans are made. Ethicists warn that it may not be such a good idea.
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- Chicago: “NOVA; Decoding the Book of Life,” 09/06/1989, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed April 23, 2019, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1CEF6CB67D6A47E5AD5671EBCFC4C306.
- MLA: “NOVA; Decoding the Book of Life.” 09/06/1989. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. April 23, 2019. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1CEF6CB67D6A47E5AD5671EBCFC4C306>.
- APA: NOVA; Decoding the Book of Life. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_1CEF6CB67D6A47E5AD5671EBCFC4C306