'Robin Holliday offers a superb overview with emphasis on the cellular and molecular biology of ageing …' Nature
'Holliday writes in a direct and energetic style that makes his text highly readable. I would certainly recommend it to students … an excellent text.' Linda Partridge, Elsevier Trends in Ecology and Evolution
This book presents a novel approach to understanding ageing, which many believe is still an unsolved problem. It explains why ageing exists in animals, reviews our understanding of it at the biological level, discusses ageing's origins, the evolution of ageing and age-related diseases.