Question of the Week Podcast

Question of the Week episode

Mon, 28th Jul 2014

How much of my body can I live without?

Toe Tag (c) Dep. Garcia

Which organs are vital and which are luxuries of life? We asked Elena Teh, Medical student at Cambridge University, for the gory details...

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  • How much of our body do we need to survive?

    How much of my body could I live without? People donate a pint or so of blood, a kidney maybe, and can live without limbs, but what's the limit? How much of our body do we really need?

 

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