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Nanoscale Physics and Aging Lecture

Dr. Hoffman is the author of a landmark book on mechanisms of life at the nanoscale level: "Life's Ratchet: How Molecular Machines Extract Order from Chaos"

The word on Life's Ratchet:

"[T]he book's important message is that there is a revolution will tell us how matter and energy combine to make me and  you." --Nature

"Peter Hoffmann reveals that the secret to life isn't some mysterious fource. Rather, it is chaos itself." --New Scientist

Sporsored by Edward. G. Lakatta, MD, Chief, LCS

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Kelsey Bennett