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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: Every year thousands of athletes from across the globe flock to Boston to run the city's marathon, known worldwide as the ultimate test of stamina and endurance. But how do you run 26 miles if you have trouble making it around the block? With good coaching, discipline, and lots of support. Follows 13 sedentary people through a nine-month regimen designed to prepare them for the grueling Boston...

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 MAR

Summary: Unlock mysteries and uncover lost history with the experts as they use yesteryear's technology to recreate five ancient engineering marvels and to discover what daily life was really like in these communities. Travel around the globe from China to Egypt and take a fresh, "hands-on" look at mankind's greatest cultures and civilizations.

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 SEC

Summary: Physicist Brian Greene discusses the historical quest for a grand unified theory in physics which will reconcile quantum physics and general relativity, and considers the possibility that superstring theory may bring an end to that search.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2003

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2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ELE

Summary: Who would have predicted that a hot spot left over from the Big Bang would eventually lead to our galaxy, the solar system, the Earth--and to us? Origins explores how the universe and our planet began amid chaos and eventually gave birth to the first stirrings of life. Join cutting-edge scientists on a voyage deep into the Earth to find analogs to the earliest life on our planet, and travel a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The development of a child from conception to birth, using both microimagery and the story of a young couple preparing for their first child.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2004

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

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