Michael Mosley Nine Months That Made You

December 2017

Season 1 Episode 3 - The Final Push

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In the last part of this epic series, Michael Mosley charts the final months of life in the womb when cartilage hardens to form the skeleton. He meets Janelly, who was born with no bones and who only survived thanks to an experimental drug. The brain is developing rapidly too. 100 billion new connections each day are laying the foundations for memory. Meet memory man Joey, whose brain is incapable of forgetting anything he has experienced, which leads Michael to investigate exactly when our ea...
November 2017

Season 1 Episode 2 - Against The Odds

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Michael Mosley tells the story of our middle weeks in the womb, when we become an individual. At eight weeks we all appear to be the same, but in the next stage of our development an incredible series of transformations takes place that makes each of us unique. Our instantly recognisable faces finish forming, we become left or right handed and our skin takes on its colour. Inside, we are developing our own bespoke immune system and as our brains are being organised, our personalities start to f...

Season 1 Episode 1 - The First Eight Weeks

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The person you are was decided before you were even born. The way you smile, the environments you thrive in, the colour of your children's eyes; from the moment you're conceived to the moment you're born, each critical event in the womb can change your life forever. Michael Mosley traces the roots of our individuality right back to the womb to find out why we are who we are and discovers that it's a stranger and more complex story than we ever could have imagined. The first eight weeks are the ...