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Exchanges at the Frontier Oct 27 2010

October 27th, 2010

Episode 15 of 564 episodes

Do you want to double your life span, and stay young for longer too? Cynthia Kenyon’s genetic research has uncovered a latent ability for animals to live much longer than they do. In the first of this year’s Exchanges At The Frontier she is tested by A.C.Grayling and an audience of the public about her success in making simple animals live twice as long and her current experiments on human genes.

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