(Format: HD 1x55min ‘blue-chip’ Science Documentary)
Producer: Tony Wright
Writer / Director: Sonya Pemberton
In a murky pond in Australia, Elizabeth Blackburn discovered a treasure, a secret of renewal that keeps cells young. Can it stop the grey hair, the wrinkles, the aches and pains? Can it prevent disease? Can it stop cancer? The verdict is in – Liz is on to something huge. In 2007 she made Time magazine’s top 100 “Most Influential People in the World”. The most prestigious science prizes on earth are being laid at her feet and the pharmaceutical companies have moved in. She is a superstar molecular biologist, from Tasmania. And her story is one of obsession, struggle and triumph.