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March 23, 2018

 

The Oldest Living Animals On Earth

One Greenland Shark's age was estimated between 272 and 512 years.

November 22, 2016

 

Why women tend to live longer than men is a mystery.

Why Do Women Live Longer?

Even in times of famine, flood, volcanic eruptions, and disease, women live longer than men.

October 6, 2016

 

Female identical twins, specifically, have a ten percent greater likelihood of living past age sixty than non‑twins.

Twin Powers Activate!

Twins can't read each other's minds. They can't feel each other's pain. But they might have greater longevity.

July 9, 2010

 

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

 

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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