The Human Body: Pushing the Limits

Shot on location around the world, this four-part series uses a combination of computer graphics, animation and compelling human interest stories to explore how the human body and brain undergo major changes when pushed into ``crisis mode.'' Among the featured topics are the heightened powers of vision in a lifeguard who is able to spot a swimmer in distress among a crowd of thousands and a firefighter whose life depends on being able to see through roiling black smoke.
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Language: English Release Date: 02 March 2008 Genres: Health, Medical Theme: Transformation Time Period: 2000s

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