BREAKTHROUGH

Ron Howard Explores the Latest Life Hack, Curing Aging

Ron Howard discusses his work exploring the human experience of aging, and the pioneers attempting to treat it in National Geographic Channel’s upcoming episode of Breakthrough.

Breakthrough science is extending our lifespans, but it has created a new problem, an older and sicker population. Can we have it all? Can we live longer and live healthier? A pioneering band of scientists believe it’s possible, but it may take a radical change in the medical community’s mind-set to make it happen.

Developed by the National Geographic Channel and GE, Breakthrough is a revolutionary new series about scientific explorers and how their cutting-edge innovations and advancements will change our lives in the immediate future and beyond. This six-part series covers remarkable scientific discoveries in brain science, longevity, water, energy, pandemics and cyborg technology. Directed by Hollywood visionaries, Angela Bassett, Peter Berg, Paul Giamatti, Akiva Goldsman, Ron Howard and Brett Ratner, each episode will explore the courage, imagination, passion and self-sacrifice of the scientists bringing these innovations to life. Breakthrough, a global series event, premieres this Sunday at 9/8c on the National Geographic Channel.

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