MIRACLE OF LIFE takes you on an incredible voyage through the human body as
a new life begins. World-renowned Swedish photographer Lennart Nilsson
presents a spectacular look at a microscopic world of beautiful colors and
forms deep inside ourselves.
THE UNIVERSE WITHIN covers three incredible team efforts: the coordination
of muscles, bones, heart and circulatory system that makes Mike Powell the
world's greatest long jumper; the digestive dynamo that turns a simple
sandwich eaten by five-time Olympic gold medalist Bonnie Blair into raw
energy for a blistering sprint down the ice; and the ultimate event--the
development of a new human life inside track star Karen Hatchett.
CRACKING THE CODE OF LIFE - Does it amaze you that you are 99.9%
genetically identical to every other human? ABC Nightline correspondent
Robert Krulwich lends a lighthearted touch to genetic science in this
provocative two-hour NOVA special that takes you inside the amazing,
complex, and contentious race to decode the human genome. Now armed with the
genetic code, medical pioneers are in the midst of astonishing breakthroughs
that will change medicine as we know it. Will you get cancer, arthritis, or
Alzheimer's? The answer lies in your genetic code--but the question is: Do
you want to know? And will these new discoveries eventually lead to cures?
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