NOVA: The Miracle of Life (1983)

Genres - Health & Fitness  |   Sub-Genres - Biological Sciences  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |  
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This episode of PBS's award-winning science series Nova focuses on the remarkable process of human reproduction, from conception to birth. Based on the ground-breaking work of Swedish photographer and researcher Lennart Nilsson, The Miracle Of Life uses special microscopic photographic techniques to offer an unusual glimpse of a largely unseen world as a child grows and develops within the mother's body, from the point that the ovary releases its egg to the birth of a baby nine months later. The Miracle Of Life was first aired December 15, 1983.

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reproduction, childbirth, conception [biology], fetus, pregnancy

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High Historical Importance