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Immortal? A Horizon Guide to Ageing

Is there any way to slow or even prevent the ravages of time? Veteran presenter Johnny Ball looks back over the 45 years that Horizon - and he - have been on air to find out what science has learned about how and why we grow old. Charting developments from macabre early claims of rejuvenation to the latest cutting-edge breakthroughs, Johnny discovers the sense of a personal mission that drives many scientists and asks whether we are really any closer to achieving the dream of immortality.

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1 hour

Last on

Mon 11 Jul 2016 02:30


Role Contributor
PresenterJohnny Ball
ProducerBen Wilson
Executive ProducerSacha Baveystock