Horizon review: 10 Things You Need To Know About The Future - More hope than science - Express.co.uk

This show would not though because it had graphs. Lots of them.

Graphs have never been much fun, on the telly or off it, although some of the individually-presented segments were full of promise.

In a scene that could have come straight out of Tomorrows World, Dr Kevin Fong introduced us to a naked mole-rat expert and his collection of naked mole-rats.

Their elastic skin, scientists think, contains a compound that also helps them live 10 times longer than other rats.

Maybe one day, we can have our lifespans extended with naked mole-rat extracts, although if it makes our skin even more saggy, maybe not.

There was more hope in the Norwegian fjords, where micro solutions like wind power harnessing kites could one day join a raft of clever, niche energy sources.

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