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Rejuvenation of woman’s skin could tackle diseases of ageing

Rejuvenation of woman’s skin could tackle diseases of ageing

Science
Fátima SantosResearchers have rejuvenated a 53-year-old woman's skin cells so they are the equivalent of a 23-year-old's.The scientists in Cambridge believe that they can do the same thing with other tissues in the body.The eventual aim is to develop treatments for age-related diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and neurological disorders.The technology is built on the techniques used to create Dolly the cloned sheep more than 25 years ago.The head of the team, Prof Wolf Reik, of the Babraham Institute in Cambridge, told BBC News that he hoped that the technique could eventually be used to keep people healthier for longer as they grow older."We have been dreaming about this kind of thing. Many common diseases get worse with age and to think about helping people in this way is super ex...
Jane Garvey hosts final Woman’s Hour: ‘The programme needs to move on’

Jane Garvey hosts final Woman’s Hour: ‘The programme needs to move on’

Entertainment
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Emma Barnett to present Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour

Emma Barnett to present Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour

Entertainment
Broadcaster Emma Barnett will be the new presenter of Woman's Hour.The 5 Live and Newsnight presenter will step into the shoes of Jane Garvey and Dame Jenni Murray, who have both decided to step down from the show.Barnett is already associated with the Radio 4 programme, presenting its late-night spin-off and regularly chairing the Woman's Hour Power List.She first hosted Woman's Hour at the age of 26, making her the youngest presenter in the show's history.Woman's Hour, which offers a female perspective on the world, is one of the longest-running programmes on British radio, first launching in 1946 on the BBC Light Programme.The 45-minute show is broadcast every morning at 10:00 on BBC Radio 4. Staff on the show were told of Bar...