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Human Body: Pushing the Limits DVD

Human Body: Pushing the Limits DVD

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  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Run Time: 165 Minutes
  • Region: 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: Widescreen
  • Studio: Discovery Channel
  • DVD Release Date: July 29, 2008
  • Subtitles: English
  • Audio:
    ENGLISH: Dolby Digital 5.1
    ENGLISH: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Genre: Special Interest
  • Color: Color
  • Release Date: 2008
The Human Body Pushing The Limits DVD set holds four episodes of the groundbreaking medical and science series that astounded millions. Utilizing the most up-to-the-minute information and cutting-edge CGI special effects, the show takes us inside our own bodies to explore a different system each week, and in the set here, researchers examine Sight, Strength, Sensation, and Brain Power. The Human Body DVD set, Pushing The Limits, teaches by showing, not just telling, how things work, in fascinating and vividly illustrated detail.

Explore the human body like you never have before in this groundbreaking series.

Features:

  • 4 complete episodes
  • 2 discs

Human Body: Pushing the Limits takes you across continents and introduces you to people who have pushed their bodies to the max. Using CGI technology and high-tech camera work, see their physical ordeals in vivid detail both externally and internally.

Sight
Sight is the king of the senses. More than 80% of what we know of the world comes through our eyes – without it we're lost. See our vision system, in living color, from the inside out.

Strength
The human body is engineered for strength, power and endurance. Learn how bone is as sturdy as concrete but flexible enough to resist breaking.

Sensation
Below the skin's surface are the antennae that allow us to sense the world around us. Learn how this vital layer is the gateway to the original information superhighway – the nervous system.

Brain Power
Uncover the most powerful organ in the natural world – the human brain. Learn how this central processing unit generates as many electrical impulses in a single day as all the telephones in the world put together.

Buy the Human Body Pushing The Limits DVD set for a riveting look inside our bodies to explore what makes us run, walk, see, smell, and exist every day.

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