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PBS - Nova: Mysteries of Sleep (2020)

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PBS - Nova: Mysteries of Sleep (2020)

PBS - Nova: Mysteries of Sleep (2020)
HDTV | 1920 x 1080 | .MP4/AVC @ 4536 Kbps | 52 min 55 s | 1.74 GB
Audio: English AAC 160 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Why do we sleep? And what does sleep have to do with memory, trauma, and our emotions?
From fruit flies to whales, virtually every animal sleeps. But why? Why do we need to spend nearly a third of our lives in such a defenseless state? Scientists are peering more deeply into the sleeping brain than ever before, discovering just how powerful sleep can be, playing a role in everything from memory retention and emotional regulation to removing waste from our brains. So why are we getting so little of it?

PBS Nova - Becoming Human (2010)

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PBS Nova - Becoming Human (2010)

PBS Nova - Becoming Human (2010)
DVDRip | 704 x 400 | .AVI/XviD @ 1617 Kbps | 3x~53mn | English AC-3 224 Kbps, 2 channels | 2.05 GB
Genre: Documentary, History, Science

Nothing is more fascinating to us than, well, us. Where did we come from? What makes us human? NOVA's groundbreaking investigation explores how new discoveries are transforming views of our earliest ancestors. Featuring interviews with world-renowned scientists, footage shot in the trenches as fossils were unearthed, and stunning computer-generated animation, Becoming Human brings early hominids to life, examining how they lived and how we became the creative and adaptable modern humans of today.

PBS - Nova: Polar Extremes (2020)

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PBS - Nova: Polar Extremes (2020)

PBS - Nova: Polar Extremes (2020)
HDTV | 1920 x 1080 | .MP4/AVC @ 4516 Kbps | 1 h 52 min | 3.67 GB
Audio: English AAC 160 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Following a trail of fossils found in all the wrong places–beech trees in Antarctica, redwoods and hippo-like mammals in the Arctic–NOVA uncovers the bizarre history of the poles, from miles-thick ice sheets to warm polar forests teeming with life.

PBS Nova - Rise of the Robots (2016)

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PBS Nova - Rise of the Robots (2016)

PBS Nova - Rise of the Robots (2016)
HDTV | 1920 x 1080 | .MKV/AVC @ 3172 Kbps | 53mn 25s | 1.24 GB
Audio: English AAC 161 Kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary, Science, Technology

Machines are everywhere. They run our factory assembly lines and make our coffee. But robots-machines with human-like capabilities-have long been the stuff of science fiction. Until now. Fueled by an ambitious DARPA challenge, the race is on to design a robot that can replace humans in disaster relief situations. Follow the robots-and the engineers that program them-as they strive to make their way out of the lab and into the real world. But how capable are they, really? How close are we to a future where humanoid robots are part of our everyday lives?