National Geographic explores the human body from the inside out as never before with the help of sophisticated camera-work and cutting-edge technology in this fascinating collection of specials.
In four classic programs, National Geographic reveals how our incredible human machine worksfrom the miraculous in-utero development of a fetus to the mechanics of a beating heart, and from the formation of skin to the amazing way our complicated systems work together for sensing, adapting, reproducing, regenerating, and thinking.
Programs include How to Build a Beating Heart, Skin, In the Womb, and Incredible Human Machine.
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Human babies come into this world entirely helplessunable
to walk, talk, or feed themselves. And, as any parent can testify, a remarkable transformation occurs over their first year. But what's happening behind what you can simply observe? From first breath ...
Bones: Imagine breaking a rib just by coughing
or having an internal organ turning to bone. These are just two of the many life-threatening challenges faced by Jake Grys and Holly Pullano, two people with extraordinary genetic bone disorders. Jake ...
Cutting-edge medical technology and riveting, life-or-death personal dramas
combine in this unprecedented, from-the-inside-out exploration of The Incredible Human Body . Marvel at the revolutionary imaging system used to guide a surgeon's scalpel in a delicate brain-tumor operation. Witness a childless ...