Secrets to Longevity in the Blood of a 115-Year-Old Woman (Video)

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April 25 2014 1:17 PM

Your Body’s Final Hours

Inside the blood of a 115-year-old woman.

Born in 1890, Hendrikje van Andel-Schipper was in remarkable health until she died in 2005 at age 115. She then donated her body to scientists,who looked deep into her blood to learn the secrets of her longevity.

Dallas Jensen is a regular video contributor to Slate.