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Title Can we live forever? [Hoopla electronic resource].

Publication Info. [United States] : PBS, 2011.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 60 min.)) : sd., col.
digital rda
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Performer Host: Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Summary Host Neil deGrasse Tyson will tackle one of science's major challenges in each video, framed as a simple question that ordinary people wonder and worry about. Neil will guide us as he explores dramatic discoveries and the frontiers of research that connect each central, provocative mystery. Episode includes: 1) Can My Car Live Forever? - Irv Gordon has driven his 1966 Volvo more than 2.7 million miles. But don't ask if you can drive it yourself. 2) Replacing Body Parts Custom-made hearts, lungs, kidneys, and other organs could revolutionize organ transplantation. 3) Can We Slow Aging? - A gene called FOXO may be a real elixir of longevity. Can all of us harness its power? 4) Profile: Jason Leigh Computer scientist Jason Leigh has a novel way of achieving mmortality-creating a lifelike avatar of himself. 5) Human Hibernation - Medical researchers and ER doctors are testing therapies that cool down patients to save their lives.
Audience Not rated.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Leigh, Jason.
Artificial hibernation.
Human body and technology.
Avatars (Virtual reality)
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Tyson, Neil deGrasse.
Liota, Vincent.
Holt, Sarah.
Chmura, David.
Leigh, Jason.
Seftel, Joshua.
Sweet, Jesse.
Arledge, Elizabeth.
hoopla digital.
Added Title Nova scienceNow (Television program)
Music No. MWT11867331
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