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Human: The World Within

The Science Behind the Pulse in Our Bodies

It's the circulatory system that provides every cell in our body with the juice they need to function. The human body can only survive about three minutes without oxygen, and it's this incredibly vast network that is responsible for delivering this life-giving gas to all 40 trillion cells in the body.

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Human: The World Within

React

See how the technology of the brain and nervous system shape our experience of the world.
Season 1 Episode 6
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Sense

Explore the incredible world of human sensation and how it defines our reality.
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Defend

Uncover how the human body defends itself in an increasingly dangerous global environment.
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Fuel

Journey through the factory at the center of our bodies that turns food into energy.
Season 1 Episode 3
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Pulse

See the world beneath the human heartbeat that makes our craziest feats possible.
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Birth

Learn the story of human reproduction from attraction to a baby’s first breath.
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