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Can We Live Forever?

Explore artificial organs, suspended animation, genes that impact aging, and lifelike avatars.
Runtime: 0:31Topic: Body + BrainBody & BrainNova

(This program is no longer availbale for online streaming.) This provocative episode of NOVA scienceNOW examines whether we can slow down the aging process, looks at the latest on human hibernation, and checks in with bioengineers and a computer scientist inventing ways to keep us "going forever." Neil deGrasse Tyson also takes a lighthearted look at whether the tricks that have kept a 1966 Volvo running for 2.7 million miles can also help the human body go the extra mile.

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