Michael Birt
Michael Birt

Michael Birt is director of the Center for Sustainable Health at ASU’s Biodesign Institute. He began working on aging issues in Japan in 1990.

Future Tense
Nov. 8 2013 8:33 AMCan Old Dogs Learn New Tricks?How China, Japan, and the U.S. can promote innovation in an age of longer lifespans.
Future Tense
Sept. 26 2013 10:43 AMIt Takes a Village, Part IIHow to support the coming boom in the elderly population.
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Frame Game
March 4 2015 10:53 AM Slate Voice: “Shag the Dog” Listen to Will Saletan read his 2001 essay about the merits of zoophilia.