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How to biohack your cells to fight cancer - Greg Foot


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The human body is made up of about 30 trillion cells that carry a code which has been duplicated over and over for billions of years - with varying degrees of accuracy. So what happens when the system breaks down and the machinery turns on itself, leading to cancer? Greg Foot dives into the science of how biologists are biohacking the human body to try to fix the seemingly unfixable.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Greg Foot
  • Director Pierangelo Pirak
  • Music Eric Samothrakis
  • Animation Assistant Cosimo Chirico, David Antolini
  • Character Designer Patrick Walsh
  • Illustration Colorist Patricia Ferguson
  • Science Consultant Martin Pule, Claire Roddie

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