Josh Mitteldorf, Ph.D.
Josh Mitteldorf, Ph.D., has a background in theoretical physics. Since the 1990s, he is best known for his contributions to the biology of aging, including many articles and two books. He blogs for ScienceBlog.com about aging and related matters and Experimental Frontiers on subjects at the edge of scientific discovery. DataBETA is his present scientific project, a survey study using methylation technology to evaluate anti-aging practices in common use. He is a writer in genres besides science: poetry, political commentary and a bit of fiction. His “anti-blog," Daily Inspiration has been posted continually since 2005. He lives in Philadelphia. His two grown daughters were among the first to be adopted from PRC in the 1980s.