Science and Nature

The Amazing Human Body

Explore the internal mechanics of the human body through pioneering graphics and captivating scientific case studies. Witness the fascinating and finely tuned systems that keep the body motoring and the scientists guessing.

Learn

54m 41s

See how experiences shape the brain and body together, allowing them to adapt to the outside environment and develop new skills. Plus, learn how the brain forms memories by storing and processing billions of pieces of information every second.

Episodes

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    Learn

    S1 E3 - 54m 41s

    See how experiences shape the brain and body together, allowing them to adapt to the outside environment and develop new skills. Plus, learn how the brain forms memories by storing and processing billions of pieces of information every second.

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    Survive

    S1 E2 - 55m 11s

    Discover the miracles the human body goes through every day to stay alive and healthy. From fighting infections to repairing damage, human bodies have remarkable arsenals that allow survival against all kinds of outside threats.

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    Grow

    S1 E1 - 55m 11s

    Learn how humans begin life as a single cell and, over the course of a lifetime, grow into beings of more than 37 trillion cells. Plus, explore new discoveries that can help humans live longer, healthier lives.

Extras + Features

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    Working Together

    1m 42s

    We learn to work together by reading the emotions and facial expressions of others.

  • Recker Eans, Drummer: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Recker Eans, Drummer

    2m 1s

    What Recker does during this crucial growing period will change the structure of his brain forever.

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    Preview

    30s

    Explore the internal mechanics of the human body through pioneering graphics and case studies.

  • When Puberty Starts: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    When Puberty Starts

    1m 7s

    What determines when we start puberty has until recently been a mystery.

  • Building a Heart: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Building a Heart

    1m 53s

    In order to regenerate a functional heart, Dr. Ott takes skin cells and reprograms them into stem cells.

  • Extreme Cold: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Extreme Cold

    1m 31s

    Our bodies respond quickly to survive in cold temperatures.

  • Kate Burn, Ballerina: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Kate Burn, Ballerina

    1m 30s

    The story of how our body deals with damage and repair can be told through Kate's feet.

Schedule

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    The Amazing Human Body

    Learn

    Tuesday
    Jul 5

    1 Hour

    The brain and body work together, adapting to the outside environment and developing new skills; the brain forms memories by storing and processing billions of pieces of information each second.
  • Image
    The Amazing Human Body: TVSS: Banner-L1

    The Amazing Human Body

    Learn

    Tuesday
    Jul 5

    1 Hour

    The brain and body work together, adapting to the outside environment and developing new skills; the brain forms memories by storing and processing billions of pieces of information each second.

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