THE Human Body: Secrets Of Your Life Revealed is a brand new BBC series.
But what will it cover? And when is it on? Here’s what we know…
When is The Human Body: Secrets Of Your Life on BBC Two?
This three-part series returns TONIGHT (Monday, October 9) on BBC Two.
If you miss it, you can catch it again on the iPlayer.
What is The Human Body: Secrets Of Your Life about?
Doctors Chris and Xand van Tulleken will explore the latest understanding of how we all grow, uncover the secrets of human breast milk and find out how it feeds not just us, but an army of bacteria.
They discover the reason our childhood is longer than any other creature on earth and see the human brain developing as its never been seen before.
They uncover the mysterious trigger for our transformation from child to adult and, for the first time, show the remarkable ‘spark of life’ that’s emitted when sperm and egg first meet.
Dr Chris meets a researcher who is working to extend the life of our stem cells and producing lab-grown human organs for transplant.
Who are the Van Tulleken brothers?
Twin brothers Chris and Xand Van Tulleken have worked on a variety of projects together, including Operation Ouch, a children’s health show on Children’s BBC.
They have also worked on Horizon: Fat vs Sugar, Horizon: Is Binge Drinking Really That Bad for You?, The Secret Life of Twins, and Operation Ouch: Blow Your Mind.