Science Aug 12

Meet the oldest known vertebrate in the world

A Greenland shark just took home the gold medal for longest-living vertebrate. This slow-moving native of the Arctic and North Atlantic can live to be 272 years old, according to a new study in Science.

Health Jun 26

Late-in-life pregnancy could predict longevity

Women who give birth naturally later in life could possess genetic variants that slow down aging and reduce the risk of age-related illness. Because these women are reproductively active for a longer period of time, the chance of passing on…