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Series
NOVA
Program
Gene Engineers, The
Program Number

409

Series Description

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

Program Description

Controversial research in molecular biology debated by scientists and city council members. NOVA explores the history of genetic engineering and the possible risks and benefits of this area of research

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
Science
Citation
Chicago: “NOVA; Gene Engineers, The,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_66CDB06CDF8346C187EDB0F4B8F75E52.
MLA: “NOVA; Gene Engineers, The.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_66CDB06CDF8346C187EDB0F4B8F75E52>.
APA: NOVA; Gene Engineers, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_66CDB06CDF8346C187EDB0F4B8F75E52
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