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Finding the fountain of youth: why we age and what we can do about it.
Thu 23 March 2017, 18:00 – 19:00 GMT
Why the ageing process occurs, and how it leads to the many diseases that affect the elderly, are questions that have occupied scientists and philosophers for centuries. Dr Rebecca Taylor explains how tiny worms reveal how the nervous system coordinates the ageing process, and how it controls the health of cells as we get older.