Think the reason some people live beyond the age of 100 is because of their genes? Think again.
Is there a limit to how old humans could one day become?
The elderly residents of one Chinese county have endured invasion, civil war and famine, and many live in unheated concrete shacks on only a few dollars a day. But they are apparently among the longest-lived people on earth.
(HealthDay)—Women stand a much better chance of becoming centenarians than men do, a new U.S. Census Bureau report shows.
Is there some secret that lets a human live past the age of 110? A research team collaborating with the University of Tokyo is betting it's in their genes.