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Can we live forever? : new technology for a longer life

Author: Neil deGrasse TysonVincent LiotaSarah HoltDavid ChmuraJoshua SeftelAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Distribution, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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" ... Examines whether we can slow down the aging process, looks at the latest on human hibernation, and checks in with bioengineers and a computer scientist inventing ways to keep us "going forever." Neil deGrasse Tyson also takes a lighthearted look at whether the tricks that have kept a 1966 Volvo running for 2.7 million miles can also help the human body go the extra mile"--PBS website.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
DVDs for the hearing impaired
DVDs for people with visual disabilities
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Science television programs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Neil deGrasse Tyson; Vincent Liota; Sarah Holt; David Chmura; Joshua Seftel; Jesse Sweet; Elizabeth Arledge; WGBH Educational Foundation.; PBS Distribution (Firm)
ISBN: 1608833607 9781608833603
OCLC Number: 762069567
Language Note: In English with optical English SDH (subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing). Visually described for the blind and visually impaired.
Performer(s): Host, Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Event notes: Originally broadcast on television as a segment of "Nova scienceNOW" in 2011.
Target Audience: TV rating: TV-G.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, stereo.
Contents: Can my car live forever? / written and produced by Vincent Liota --
Body shop, body parts / written, produced, and directed by Sarah Holt --
Can we slow aging? / written, produced, and directed by David Chmura --
Jason Leigh / produced by Joshua Seftel & Jesse Sweet ; written and directed by Joshu Seftel --
Human hibernation / written, produced, and directed by Elizabeth Arledge.
Other Titles: New technology for a longer life
Nova scienceNOW.
Nova (Television program).
Responsibility: produced WGBH Educational Foundation by NOVA.

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" ... Examines whether we can slow down the aging process, looks at the latest on human hibernation, and checks in with bioengineers and a computer scientist inventing ways to keep us "going forever." Neil deGrasse Tyson also takes a lighthearted look at whether the tricks that have kept a 1966 Volvo running for 2.7 million miles can also help the human body go the extra mile"--PBS website.

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