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Can we live forever?

Author: Neil deGrasse TysonVincent LiotaSarah HoltDavid ChmuraJason LeighAll authors
Publisher: [Boston] : WGBH Boston Video, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This provocative episode of NOVA scienceNOW 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.
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Genre/Form: Science television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Named Person: Jason Leigh
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Neil deGrasse Tyson; Vincent Liota; Sarah Holt; David Chmura; Jason Leigh; Joshua Seftel; Jesse Sweet; Elizabeth Arledge; WGBH Video (Firm); PBS Video.
ISBN: 9781608833603 1608833607
OCLC Number: 691273208
Language Note: English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing. Audio described.
Notes: Title from disc label.
"New technology for a longer life"--Container.
Originally broadcast on January 26, 2011, as an episode of the PBS television program Nova scienceNow.
Performer(s): Host: Neil deGrasse Tyson.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; widescreen; stereo.; region 1, NTSC.
Contents: Can my car live forever? / written and produced by Vincent Liota --
Replacing body parts / written, produced, and directed by Sarah Holt --
Can we slow aging? / written, produced, and directed by David Chmura --
Profile: Jason Leigh / produced by Joshua Seftel & Jesse Sweet ; written and directed by Joshua Seftel --
Human hibernation / written, produced, and directed by Elizabeth Arledge.
Other Titles: Nova scienceNow (Television program)
Responsibility: produced for WGBH/Boston by Nova.

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This provocative episode of NOVA scienceNOW 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.

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