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What Happens to the Human Heart After Months of Swimming?
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|Duration||5 Minutes 52 Seconds|
|Description||Ben Lecomte’s historic 5,500-mile swim from Japan to San Francisco is a feat that can’t be missed. Ben's core mission is to raise awareness for ocean health issues. The Swim investigates key topics such as pollution and plastics as he swims closer to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, discovers potential consequences from climate change, and examines how factors like ocean currents can impact his progress along the way. Seeker explains every aspect of our world through a lens of science, inspiring a new generation of curious minds who want to know how today’s discoveries in science, math, engineering and technology are impacting our lives, and shaping our future. Our stories parse meaning from the noise in a world of rapidly changing information. In this episode, using ultrasound and a prototype waterproof monitor, medics and researchers watch Ben Lecomte's heart closely. Can examining his EKG waves in ocean waves help us prevent fatal heart disease?|