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Posts tagged longevity

July 9, 2010

 

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Will You Live To Be 100?

It's true that few people get to celebrate their 100th birthday party. It turns out genetics plays a big role.

July 31, 2009

 

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Tree Roots And Their Fungi Friends

It may come as a shock to you, but trees and other plants are commonly infected by what's known as "mycorrhizal fungi".

March 11, 2004

 

Long Live Us

A century ago, the average life-span for Americans was about 50 years. Today, the typical American lives to be about seventy-eight. What changed?

December 29, 2003

 

One Step Closer to Living Longer

Lot's of people want to live longer. Find out the key to longevity on this Moment of Science.

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