DNA repair in the Cell Cycle

The Cell Cycle is the process by which cells grow and then¬†divide to form new cells. This cell division happens throughout our bodies; from the production of new blood cells in our bone marrow to the generation of new layers of skin cells. In this video we¬†talked to Professor Peter Burgers about his work on […]

Immortal coils

Herodotus, the ancient Greek historian, wrote of the fabled longevity of an ancient Ethiopian people. When asked how they reached their 120 years, the Ethiopians revealed a fountain where they washed. The violet scented water was said to be like oil, making skin glossy and sleek, and after years of use one was granted long […]