Nova Season 3 Episode 6 - A Small Imperfection

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Synopsis: Every year, some 5,000 babies are born in the US with spina bifida, a congenital abnormality of the central nervous system. NOVA explores the mystery of what causes spina bifida and raises the issues of whether heroic measures should be taken to preserve the life of severely malformed babies. A weekly documentary series, each episode providing an in-depth look at a different subject of scientific research. Subjects examined by this show have included…

Air Date: February 8, 1976

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