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Fighting for Fertility

What causes infertility, and how can assisted reproductive technologies help? Follow the journeys of people navigating fertility challenges from structural inequalities and racism to falling sperm counts, egg freezing, and IVF.
Season 48 Episode 5 Length 53:06 Premiere: 05/12/21

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Season 48 Episodes

Ancient Maya Metropolis

S48 E22 Length 53:32 Premiere Date 01/26/22

Alaskan Dinosaurs

S48 E21 Length 53:32 Premiere Date 01/19/22

Butterfly Blueprints

S48 E20 Length 53:31 Premiere Date 01/12/22

NOVA Universe Revealed: Big Bang

S48 E19 Length 53:16 Premiere Date 11/24/21

NOVA Universe Revealed: Black Holes

S48 E18 Length 53:16 Premiere Date 11/17/21

NOVA Universe Revealed: Alien Worlds

S48 E17 Length 53:17 Premiere Date 11/10/21

NOVA Universe Revealed: Milky Way

S48 E16 Length 53:17 Premiere Date 11/03/21

NOVA Universe Revealed: Age of Stars

S48 E15 Length 53:17 Premiere Date 10/27/21

Edible Insects

S48 E14 Length 53:28 Premiere Date 10/20/21

Arctic Drift

S48 E13 Length 53:32 Premiere Date 10/13/21

Particles Unknown

S48 E12 Length 53:28 Premiere Date 10/06/21

The Cannabis Question

S48 E11 Length 53:36 Premiere Date 09/29/21

Bat Superpowers

S48 E10 Length 53:23 Premiere Date 09/15/21

Ship That Changed the World

S48 E9 Length 53:12 Premiere Date 06/02/21

High-Risk High-Rise

S48 E8 Length 53:00 Premiere Date 01/05/22

Great Electric Airplane Race

S48 E7 Length 53:07 Premiere Date 05/26/21

Hindenburg: The New Evidence

S48 E6 Length 53:13 Premiere Date 05/19/21

Fighting for Fertility

S48 E5 Length 53:06 Premiere Date 05/12/21

Reef Rescue

S48 E4 Length 53:21 Premiere Date 04/21/21

Picture a Scientist

S48 E3 Length 1:33:06 Premiere Date 04/14/21

Looking for Life on Mars

S48 E2 Length 53:46 Premiere Date 02/24/21

Secrets in our DNA

S48 E1 Length 53:26 Premiere Date 01/13/21

Fighting for Fertility Preview

Preview Length 00:28 Premiere Date 05/12/21

How Weathering Affects Black Women's Fertility

Clip Length 04:54 Premiere Date 05/12/21

To Start a Family, This Woman Turned to Egg Freezing

Clip Length 07:34 Premiere Date 05/12/21

Can Two Men Make a Baby?

Clip Length 05:41 Premiere Date 05/12/21

A Woman's Journey with Infertility and Adoption

Clip Length 01:52 Premiere Date 05/28/21

This University Monitors COVID-19 Through Saliva Testing

Clip Length 06:53 Premiere Date 01/15/21

Lingering Symptoms from COVID-19 are “Unprecedented”

Clip Length 05:05 Premiere Date 02/04/21

New COVID-19 Variants Spread More Easily

Clip Length 07:15 Premiere Date 02/04/21

Why Misinformation Matters

Clip Length 02:41 Premiere Date 02/11/21

Dream Hacking: Decisions, Addictions, and Sleep

Clip Length 14:34 Premiere Date 02/18/21

How Mask-Wearing Misinformation Became a Reality

Clip Length 05:38 Premiere Date 02/23/21

The Big Lie about Monarch Butterflies

Clip Length 09:25 Premiere Date 03/15/21

Origins of Misinformation and How it Spreads

Clip Length 05:47 Premiere Date 03/15/21

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