OU on the BBC: Lab Rats

Updated Thursday 15th April 2004

Mike Leahy and Zeron Gibson push their bodies to extremes - in the name of science.

Life's not a rehearsal: it's an experiment. Join the men who will do anything in the name of science, Mike Leahy and Zeron Gibson. In this BBC THREE series they experiment on themselves and push their ordinary bodies to extraordinary limits.This is science up close and personal...

 

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