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Will we ever be able to escape the diseases of old age?

3 June 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.

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