For centuries, scientists have been trying to reach an elixir of youth. Now remarkable findings suggest that aging is somewhat flexible, which ultimately can be manipulated.
Horizon meets scientists who are trying to rebuild why we age and more vital to us all, what can we do to prevent it. But the theory will prevail?
Is the woman aged 95 who smokes two packs of cigarettes a day have the key? Is it really blueberries delay signs of aging, or is it more a matter of attitude?
Will the real key to control the way in which age is a child of five years with an extraordinary disease, aging or a professor at Harvard’s self-experimentation? Could one of these advances really see our lives extend past 120 years?