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Andrew Steele

Scientist, presenter and author of Ageless

Andrew Steele

Dr. Andrew Steele is a virtual guest at Crosscut Festival 2022. He is a scientist and author of Ageless: The new science of getting older without getting old. After earning a PhD in physics from the University of Oxford, Andrew decided that aging was the single most important scientific challenge of our time and switched fields to computational biology. He spent five years using machine learning to investigate DNA and NHS medical records and is now a full-time writer, presenter and campaigner.

When: 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 4.

Where: This is a free virtual event. RSVP now.

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Scheduled Appearances

Science & Health

The Meaning of Life and Death

Crosscut Festival 2022
Wed May 4, 2022 | 1:00pm

If you are human, you are going to die. Death is the inevitable price we pay for being alive. But humans are getting better at pushing back our expiration date.We talk with two authors; one focused on the scientific work to define life, and another who explores our efforts to extend our lives. WATCH NOW

 

Featuring: Carl Zimmer , Andrew Steele, Halli Benasutti

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