News tagged with supercentenarians

China island centenarians claim secret of long life

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.

Jul 12, 2013
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What's the secret to living past 110?

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.

Jun 12, 2012
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