Religious affiliation linked to nearly 4-year longevity boost A new nationwide study of obituaries has found that people with religious affiliations lived nearly four years longer than those with no ties to religion.
Great white sharks—top predators throughout the world’s ocean—grow much slower and live significantly longer than previously thought, according to a new study led by the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI). In the first successful radiocarbon age validation study for adult … Continue reading →
A team of 70 scientists from the U.S., China, Australia and Japan today reports having sequenced and annotated the genome of the “sacred lotus,” which is believed to have a powerful genetic system that repairs genetic defects, and may hold … Continue reading →
Older people are a benefit, rather than a burden, to the economy and society according to a new report from the UCL School of Pharmacy. The report, Active Ageing: Live Longer and Prosper (produced with financial support from Alliance Boots) … Continue reading →
Minuscule amounts of ethanol, the type of alcohol found in alcoholic beverages, can more than double the life span of a tiny worm known as Caenorhabditis elegans, which is used frequently as a model in aging studies, UCLA biochemists report. … Continue reading →
Cubans are proud of their longevity, and the sharp mind of Fidel Castrol is a prime example. Certainly the totally free and complete medical care and stress free environment contribute greatly to length and quality of life, as does the … Continue reading →