Trace human development from embryo to newborn through the stunning microimagery of photographer Lennart Nilsson.
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Learn the science behind the tests.
Six episodes exploring the fascinating science and innovations in health and medicine.
The discovery of leptin transformed our view of fat.
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It has to do with where the fat is distributed in their bodies.
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