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RI: How far can we push the human body?



Tuesday 26 Jan 2021
19:00 to 20:30 
https://rigb.org/whats-on
Event Link: https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/january/public-how-far-can-we-pus ...  

Basingstoke IVC Science Cafe invite you to this free Royal Institution talk titled "How far can we push the human body?"

Please re-register for the event via this link: 

https://www.rigb.org/whats-on/events-2021/january/public-how-far-can-we-push-the-human-body

We will have the replay of the video available for 72 hours after the event for those of you that can’t make the new date. It will also be uploaded to YouTube in the future.

SUMMARY

Modern medicine has blurred the lines between life and death, and is showing no signs of stopping.

In this talk, Rohin Francis explores how humans are pushing their bodies further than ever before, in sickness and in health. 

Join Rohin as he discusses cutting-edge medical technology keeping people alive, as humans explores the extremes of what's possible.

ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Dr Rohin Francis is a cardiologist in the UK. He trained in London and Cambridge and he is currently undertaking a PhD at University College London.

He makes YouTube videos concentrating on topics that don't get covered elsewhere like offbeat science understanding why modern medicine doesn't always work, or forgotten chapters of history. He likes to crowbarr in as many bad jokes as he can. Studies have shown that watching is associated with a 400% relative risk increase of becoming a more fragrant human being (actual risk increase 0.002%).

If you have any issues with your registration, please contact us at richannel@ri.ac.uk.


Contact: The Royal Institute, (promoted by Bob Clifford, Basingstoke IVC Science Cafe; info@cafesci-basingstoke.org.uk)


 
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