Gross Science

Bizarre stories from the slimy, smelly, creepy world of science.

Episodes

  • Could We Rid The World Of Mosquitoes?

    A new technology could make diseases like Zika a thing of the past. But should we use it?
  • What Really Causes Cavities?

    Hate going to the dentist? Keep the millions of microbes in your mouth happy.
  • How To Make Glow-In-The-Dark Slime!

    You can make glow-in-the-dark slime with common household items—and learn some really cool
  • 5 Gross Facts About Koalas

    Baby koalas eat their mom's poop... and that's just the beginning.
  • How Far Do Sneezes and Vomit Travel?

    Germs can travel way farther than you might think.
  • Why Don't Vultures Get Food Poisoning?

    Vultures have a number of traits that allow them to eat the grossest stuff.
  • Can Microbes Solve Murder Mysteries?

    Meet your necrobiome: The microbes that feast on your body after death.
  • How Dirty Are Public Restrooms?

    What is lurking in the bathroom?

About Gross Science

Bizarre stories from the slimy, smelly, creepy world of science. GROSS SCIENCE from NOVA is hosted by Anna Rothschild and produced by WGBH for PBS Digital Studios.

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