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Summary: Examines the national public health threat posed by Alzheimer's disease, which erodes memory, thinking, and physical ability. Experts present evidence that unless a cure is found soon, the disease will have serious impact on the U.S. economy, bankrupting Medicare and Medicaid as well as millions of Americans.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ALZ

Summary: In July 2000, scientists made an announcement that triggered front-page headlines around the globe: they had read over 3-billion chemical 'letters' that make up human DNA, and done it faster than anyone expected.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2004

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CRA

Summary: In the Mandaras Mountains of northern Cameroon live the Mofu, an ancient tribe that shares its homes and crops with insects in a mutual balance of survival. But a terrible drought hits the region and a legion of termites invade their huts and granaries. To drive them out, the Mofu shaman calls for help from Jaglavak, a ferocious red army ant protected by a thick carapace and armed with pincers...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MAS

Summary: Challenges preconceptions about the intelligence of birds. Presents evidence of problem solving skills in varieties of crows, ravens, and parrots, as well capabilities such as postponement of reward, empathy, and the ability to read facial expressions.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2018

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BIR

Summary: A million or more years ago, during the Ice Age, Australia was home to a wide range of extraordinary giant animals. None was quite as bizarre or fearsome as Thylacoleo, the meat-eating marsupial lion. Pound for pound, this creature had the most powerful bite of any mammal, living or extinct. Even though it was at the top of the ancient Australian predators, Thylacoleo was eventually toppled...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV BON

Summary: An exploration of Alzheimer's, taking both a sweeping and intimate look at how this cruel disease affects nearly five million Americans and their loved ones.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2003

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FOR

Summary: Rachel Simmons interviews parents, psychologists, teachers, and social workers who are helping nurture girls into capable, resilient adults. Simmons talks with four very special girls who tell their own deeply personal tales of dealing with issues like cyber bullying, body image, and violence. With courage and determination, these girls reveal their hopes and dreams for a powerful future.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS Distribution 2009

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV GIR

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