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IFLScience The Big Questions: Can Humans Live Forever?

Join Dr Alfredo Carpineti and Dr Andrew Steele as they discuss whether humans could ever just live forever.

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Dr. Alfredo Carpineti

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clockAug 26 2022, 09:29 UTC
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Could humans live forever? Is it medically possible? Would you even want to? Let's find out. Image Credit: IFLScience

We live in a society that idolizes youth for sure, but also with age comes wisdom. However, aging is not all it’s cracked up to be. Could we keep getting older without the drawbacks of being old? Other animals do it, so maybe one day it could apply to humans too. In this episode, host Dr Alfredo Carpineti is joined by Dr Andrew Steele, author of Ageless: The New Science of Getting Older Without Getting Old, to talk about the medical fight against old age at a cellular level and whether humans could ever live forever. 

You can listen to this episode and subscribe to the podcast on all your favorite podcast apps: Apple Podcast, Spotify, Google Podcast, Podbean, Amazon Music, and more. A transcript of the conversation is available here.



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