Anti-Ageing: Health or Beauty?

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 13:52:48 +0000

a guest blog by Jorge I. Castillo-Quan, written for the 2015 Write About Research Competition. If you had not heard of the term anti-ageing you have not noticed spam emails, television advertising, and articles in magazines. The term anti-ageing has definitely permeated our society. Most scientists struggle to explain to their non-scientist friends what their […]

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Linda Partridge talks about the genetics of ageing

29 May 2013

Prof Dame Linda Partridge talks to Jim Al-Khalili, presenter of BBC Radio 4 Life Scientific Programme about the diseases of old age? 

Prof Partridge studies the genetics of ageing. From fruit flies to nematode worms, she uses simple organisms to unmask the secret processes that cause our bodies to deteriorate as we get older.

Listen to the podcast.

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