Investigating ageing - for iPod/iPhone

Investigating ageing - for iPod/iPhone

The Open University

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We might think we know what ageing is, but it’s surprisingly difficult to pin down. In this album a 70-year-old fashion model and her 17-year-old grand-daughter take part in a series of scientific tests to see whether it is possible to distinguish between them. The results give an insight into what contemporary science can tell us about what happens at the molecular, genetic, cellular, physiological and psychological level during the ageing proce...
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We might think we know what ageing is, but it’s surprisingly difficult to pin down. In this album a 70-year-old fashion model and her 17-year-old grand-daughter take part in a series of scientific tests to see whether it is possible to distinguish between them. The results give an insight into what contemporary science can tell us about what happens at the molecular, genetic, cellular, physiological and psychological level during the ageing proce...
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Investigating ageing

20 Apr 2010 | 53 secs

Investigating ageing

20 Apr 2010 | 53 secs

Young and old compared

03 Sep 2008 | 01 min 03 secs

Young and old compar...

03 Sep 2008 | 01 min 03 secs

Ageing and vision

03 Sep 2008 | 15 secs

Ageing and vision

03 Sep 2008 | 15 secs

Ageing at the genetic lev...

03 Sep 2008 | 04 mins 32 secs

Ageing at the geneti...

03 Sep 2008 | 04 mins 32 secs

Ageing at the cellular le...

03 Sep 2008 | 03 mins 39 secs

Ageing at the cellul...

03 Sep 2008 | 03 mins 39 secs

Ageing at the physiologic...

03 Sep 2008 | 04 mins 59 secs

Ageing at the physio...

03 Sep 2008 | 04 mins 59 secs

Ageing and cognitive abil...

03 Sep 2008 | 03 mins 40 secs

Ageing and cognitive...

03 Sep 2008 | 03 mins 40 secs

Ageing and driving abilit...

03 Sep 2008 | 03 mins 44 secs

Ageing and driving a...

03 Sep 2008 | 03 mins 44 secs