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Author: Infobase,; BBC (Firm)
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BBC, New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, [2017] ©2017 2017.
Series: World's Most Extraordinary People.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Films on Demand.
Summary:
Surgeon Gabriel Weston uncovers the rare and extraordinary cases that are bringing new discoveries about the human body and leading to the medical cures of the future. In this episode, we take a look at the human body's amazing capacity for survival. We meet a man who injects himself with deadly snake venom, a woman who leads a normal life with only half a brain, a girl who collapses 50 times a day and the only man  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Infobase,; BBC (Firm)
OCLC Number: 1035313811
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally released by BBC, 2017.
Title from distributor's description
Target Audience: 9 - 12, Academic/AP
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (51 min., 52 sec.)) : sound, color
Contents: Snake Venom and Antibodies (8:14); Withstanding Cold (7:49); Brain Plasticity (6:34); Fear Response (8:53); Loudest Scream (4:48); Cataplexy and Narcolepsy (6:19); HIV and Leukemia (6:43); Credits: Survival (1:40);
Series Title: World's Most Extraordinary People.
Responsibility: BBC.

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Surgeon Gabriel Weston uncovers the rare and extraordinary cases that are bringing new discoveries about the human body and leading to the medical cures of the future. In this episode, we take a look at the human body's amazing capacity for survival. We meet a man who injects himself with deadly snake venom, a woman who leads a normal life with only half a brain, a girl who collapses 50 times a day and the only man in the world to be completely cured of HIV.

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