Hunt for the Oldest Dna
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For decades, scientists have tried to unlock the secrets of ancient DNA. Follow the dramatic quest to recover DNA millions of years old and reveal a lost world from before the last Ice Age.

Episode Duration: 56 minutes and 45 seconds

Episode Number: 5104

About Nova:

PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines.

Along the way, NOVA programs demystify science and technology and highlight the people involved in scientific pursuits.


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Sun, Apr 14 9:00 P.M. Ancient Maya Metropolis     NH Explore (11.2)
Mon, Apr 15 1:00 A.M. Ancient Maya Metropolis     NH Explore (11.2)
Tue, Apr 16 7:00 P.M. Ancient Maya Metropolis     NH World (11.3)
Wed, Apr 17 12:00 A.M. Ancient Maya Metropolis     NH World (11.3)
Wed, Apr 17 8:00 A.M. Ancient Maya Metropolis     NH World (11.3)
Wed, Apr 17 10:00 P.M. Making North America: Origins     NHPBS (11.1)
Thu, Apr 18 1:00 P.M. Making North America: Origins     NH Explore (11.2)
Fri, Apr 19 3:00 P.M. Making North America: Origins     NHPBS (11.1)
Sat, Apr 20 1:00 P.M. Making North America: Origins     NH Explore (11.2)
Sun, Apr 21 12:00 A.M. Making North America: Origins     NHPBS (11.1)
Sun, Apr 21 3:00 A.M. Making North America: Origins     NH Explore (11.2)
Sun, Apr 21 9:00 P.M. Making North America: Origins     NH Explore (11.2)
Mon, Apr 22 1:00 A.M. Making North America: Origins     NH Explore (11.2)
Mon, Apr 22 4:00 P.M. Weathering The Future     NH World (11.3)
Tue, Apr 23 7:00 P.M. Making North America: Origins     NH World (11.3)
Wed, Apr 24 12:00 A.M. Making North America: Origins     NH World (11.3)


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