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Arctic Drift

Season 48 Episode 13

Join scientists on the biggest Arctic research expedition of all time. Facing hungry polar bears, perilous sea ice cracks, and brutal cold, the team strives to understand the forces that are changing the region — and the world — forever.

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Why Ships Crash
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Season 49 Episode 9
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Dinosaur Apocalypse: The Last Day

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Season 49 Episode 7
Dinosaur Apocalypse: The New Evidence
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Dinosaur Apocalypse: The New Evidence

Striking new fossils paint a picture of life right before the asteroid impact.
Season 49 Episode 6
Determined: Fighting Alzheimer's
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Determined: Fighting Alzheimer's

Follow three women enrolled in a new study to try to prevent Alzheimer’s.
Season 49 Episode 5
Augmented
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Augmented

An ingenious new technology allows prosthetic legs to move and feel like the real thing.
Season 49 Episode 4
Great Mammoth Mystery
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53:26
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Great Mammoth Mystery

Sir David Attenborough explores a site with traces of ancient mammoths and Neanderthals.
Season 49 Episode 3
Secrets in the Scat
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Secrets in the Scat

Join biologists on an ingenious hunt for the clues hidden in animal poop.
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