Can We Live Forever? (#502)
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Custom-made hearts, lungs, and kidneys could revolutionize organ transplantation. 13:35
A gene called FOXO may be a real elixir of longevity. Can all of us harness its power? 11:31
Computer scientist Jason Leigh may achieve immortality by creating an avatar of himself. 09:29
Irv Gordon has driven his 1966 Volvo more than 2.7 million miles. How? 05:07
Medical researchers are testing therapies that cool down patients to save their lives. 08:36
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Series Description: This science magazine series features four stories in each themed episode, tackling an array of thought-provoking topics.
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