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TED Talks: Season 2017

2017x260 Elizabeth Blackburn: The science of cells that never get old
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  • 2017-11-27T08:00:00+03:00 on YouTube
  • 15 mins
  • United States
  • Documentary, Special Interest

What makes our bodies age ... our skin wrinkle, our hair turn white, our immune systems weaken? Biologist Elizabeth Blackburn shares a Nobel Prize for her work finding out the answer, with the discovery of telomerase: an enzyme that replenishes the caps at the end of chromosomes, which break down when cells divide. Learn more about Blackburn's groundbreaking research -- including how we might have more control over aging than we think.

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