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The Incredible Human Hand

Dissected Episode 1 of 2

In a purpose-built dissection lab, Dr George McGavin is joined by leading anatomy experts to dissect a real hand, taking it apart layer by layer to reveal what makes it unique in the animal kingdom. We discover what gives our hands an unrivalled combination of power and precision, and meet people who use their hands in extraordinary ways - from magicians to rock climbers - to discover what gives them such astonishing abilities.

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Mon 21 Jul 2014 22:55

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Role Contributor
PresenterGeorge McGavin
Series ProducerPaul Overton
Executive ProducerJacqueline Smith

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