|200A||01||20000229||The first of four programmes in which Barbara Myers explores the latest research into the process of ageing.|
She asks why the passing years bring wisdom to some and wrinkles to others, and whether it is possible to halt the ravages of time.
|200A||02||Wise Beyond Their Years||20000307||Four programmes in which Barbara Myers explores the latest research in the field of ageing.|
2: `Wise beyond Their Years'.
Myers looks at the way the brain decays and what this tell us about memory and consciousness.
|200A||03||Animal Ages||20000314||Four programmes in which Barbara Myers explores the latest research in the field of ageing.|
3: `Animal Ages'.
Giant tortoises can live well beyond 100, some worms survive for a couple of weeks.
What can these creatures tell us about ageing in humans?
|200A||04 LAST||Cure All, Kill All||20000321||Barbara Myers concludes her exploration of the latest research in the field of ageing.|
`Cure All, Kill All'.
Medicine is poised to make huge leaps forward in the next decade.
Our understanding of the human genome promises cures for most ills - but who wants to live for ever, unless it is with a good quality of life? Is it possible to be perfectly fit at 100?