The AstraZeneca Human Edge
An exhibit hall exploring the wonders and possibilities of the amazing human body, The AstraZeneca Human Edge offers dozens of dynamic experiences where you can test your limits.
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Find out what's humanly possible with these top adventurers.
Get the lowdown on some deep-diving creatures.
Download a copy of Canada's Food Guide.
Educate yourself on "Concussion and You".
Learn more about living in the gene age…
What to expect when you're expecting…
Where's your body's smallest bone? Plus more fun physical facts.
Trace the history of medicine with this interactive timeline.
Test your Pan Am athletic mettle with our Backyard Pentathlon.
Face your future by taking a photo of your face and watching it age through the decades. Discover who the world's oldest person was and how you can help yourself live a long, healthy life.
Think it's tough to make it all the way across the rock wall? Find out how few people became "eight-thousanders", those who have summited the planet's 14 peaks over 8000 metres high.
Every skeleton has a story to tell. Find out what you can read in the bones of our real skeletons, then see how you measure up to the tallest man of all.
Climb the stairs if you dare, then walk with care and prepare for a scare! Find out how your brain alerts your body for fight or flight even before you're fully conscious of danger ahead.
Dynamo Dance Floor
Dancing takes flexibility, strength and energy. And so does our dance floor, which captures energy from your moves and turns it into light power. Can you light up the floor as you dance it up?
Take the plunge in real time with a champion freediver. Immerse yourself in our diving bell and imagine you're on her record-holding freedive – 88 metres down and back on a single breath!
Have a heart to heart. Compare a pair of real hearts: a pachyderm’s jumbo pump with a human’s. Test the power of this mighty muscle by trying to "beat the heart" in a pump to the finish line.
Are helmets enough protection against concussion? Hit the dummy head from both the side and front at high and low speeds to find out which impact has a higher chance of causing a concussion.
Womb with a View
Move the transducer over the belly to see what an ultrasound reveals. Boy or girl? More than one? How old? Compare ultrasound images in 2-D and 3-D and learn how fetal age is gauged.