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Future Bodies [electronic resource]

Parthenon Entertainment (Firm)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
It seems everyday brings the announcement of a new medical discovery. Research being conducted into the development of an artificial uterus that could make traditional pregnancy a thing of the past is just one of the ways that technology is changing the science of health. This film explores the impact future discoveries will have on the fight against cancer and surgical procedures to correct deformities. We also see cutting-edge medical experiments conducting by astronauts on the International Space Station.
Release Date
2007
Run Time
24 min.
Language
English
Rating
6 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 08, 2013.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Series
How Does That Work?
Contents
  • Future Birth (6:21)
  • Space & Medicine (5:33)
  • Deformity Operations (4:59)
  • Detecting Cancer (5:44)
  • Credits: Future Bodies: How Does That Work? (0:31)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2013], c2007.
Publisher no.
  • 55070 Films Media Group
  • 55055s Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (24 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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