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Rowan Hooper

Rowan is a senior editor at New Scientist magazine and host of the award-winning New Scientist Weekly podcast. After gaining a PhD in evolutionary biology, he moved to Japan and worked in a conservation biology lab, then a national newspaper in Tokyo, then Trinity College Dublin in a nanophysics lab.

He is the author of Superhuman: Life at the Extremes of Mental and Physical Ability, and How to Spend a Trillion Dollars: The Ten Global Problems We Can Actually Fix. His work has been published in the Guardian, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Wired and The Economist. He lives in London with his partner and two daughters.

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