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Instant Genius Podcast: The science of ageing, with Dr Andrew Steele

Published: 27th December, 2021 at 07:00
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Computational biologist Dr Andrew Steele joins us on our podcasts, Instant Genius and Instant Genius Extra.

Instant Genius is a bite-sized masterclass in podcast form. In this week's episode, we talk to Dr Andrew Steele, computational biologist and author of Ageless: The New Science of Getting Older Without Getting Old (£9.99, Bloomsbury Publishing).


He explains what happens in our bodies as we get older, and why some species don’t seem to age at all.

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And if that's not enough, you can hear even more from Andrew on Instant Genius Extra.

On this subscription-only show, available on Apple Podcasts, we take a deeper dive into the topics covered on Instant Genius. In this episode, he tells us all about the treatments that could stop ageing altogether.

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Sara RigbyOnline staff writer, BBC Science Focus

Sara is the online staff writer at BBC Science Focus. She has an MPhys in mathematical physics and loves all things space, dinosaurs and dogs.


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