Think Nation: “We’re working on a cure for the grandest disease on the planet: biological ageing”

The English philosopher Thomas Hobbes correctly identified the historical state of humans when he said "Life in the state of nature is nasty, brutish and short", but it doesn't have to be that way.  At Think Nation in the UK Liz talks about the common cause of all major chronic diseases -- biological aging.The importance of extending healthspan is greater than ever, but it could also bring unparalleled benefits to wider human society. Interested? Find out more in the video.

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Avi Roy

- PhD student researching Aging, Mitochondria, and Regenerative Medicine - I currently write for The Conversation (http://bit.ly/13WVyUW) and I have written for The Guardian (http://bit.ly/13WVtRh) - Ringleader of the Oxford University Scientific Society - Co-conspirator at the Oxford Transhumanism and Emerging Technologies - Designing exciting events with the British Science Association Oxford - Advisory Board member at Lifeboat Foundation's Life Extension Board, and the Sustainability Board - Also, I am an Ultimate (frisbee) enthusiast - Yes, unfortunately that's me trying to catch the frisbee