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.
By Julia Griffin
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…
By Nora Daly
The second of our interview outtakes with inventor/author/futurist Ray Kurzweil.
A recent study discovered that an antioxidant called resveratrol found in red wine made obese mice live longer and healthier lives. This was the first study to reveal the resveratrol has survival benefits in a mammal and could be applied…
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