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NOVA: The Miracle of Life [DVD] [1983]

Explore the miracle of childbirth from the earliest stages in WGBH Video's release of this episode from the Emmy-award winning Nova series. Presented in standard 1.33:1 full screen and offering closed-captioned English Dolby Digital audio, this release also offers optional English subtitles. Extra features include a link to the Nova website and a preview of other programs in the Nova series.

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    • Printable materials for educators
    • Access to the NOVA web site
    • Scene selection
    • Closed captions


    NOVA: The Miracle of Life
    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. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

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