The Amazing Human Body

The Amazing Human Body

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

Pictured: Snake catching trainee Corey moves a snake to safety - Survive episode

Credit: PBS

This three-part series explores the internal mechanics of the human body through pioneering graphics and captivating scientific case studies. 

The Amazing Human Body, a three-part series, airs back-to-back on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. on WXXI-TV, spotlights the fascinating and finely tuned systems that keep the body motoring and the scientists guessing.

In the first episode, Grow, airing at 8 p.m. viewers will learn how humans grow from a single cell to beings of more than 37 trillion cells. Survive, the second episode airing at 9 p.m. shares the miraculous ways the human body works to stay alive and healthy. The series concludes at 10 p.m. with Learn, where we see how experience teaches the brain and body to work together and develop new skills.