The inhabitants of the small Greek island of Ikaria live longer on average and also stay more healthy later in life. They are the ideal test group for scientific research on healthy ageing and longevity. A new study focuses on what goes on in the residents' intestines. Can the secret to a healthy, long life be found in the bowel movements of older Ikarians?
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The brand-new ScienceVille component is the final piece of an evolution of many years within DOCVILLE, linking the general public's interest in science with quality scientific documentaries. As a full-fledged festival-within-a-festival not only documentaries are screened, but there are many surrounding activities: lectures and workshops for the public, children, filmmakers and scientists, live experiments, an exhibition on Artificial Intelligence ánd we present the National Lottery Award for Best Scientific Documentary. DOCVILLE welcomes you to ScienceVille.