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Kuru, the science and the sorcery

Label
Kuru, the science and the sorcery
Language
eng
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Rated: M. Mature themes
Main title
Kuru
Medium
videorecording
Oclc number
694196902
Runtime
52
Sub title
the science and the sorcery
Summary
Follow Australian scientist, Michael Alpers, into the jungles of Papua New Guinea and a mysterious world of sorcery, cannibalism and tribal conflict. The research into the disease called kuru reveals discoveries which turned scientific understandings upside down. It's a medical detective story that links strange animal diseases to fatal human diseases and links all humans to a remote past of cannibal practices
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Classification
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