Medical research

A way of life that keeps cells young in one region of Costa Rica

In Nicoya, Costa Rica, where average incomes are among the nation's lowest, the average life span is 85—among the world's highest. By comparison, a person in the United States can reasonably expect to live to just 77, according ...

Medical research

What lobsters can teach us about immortality

No one likes the thought of getting old, but it seems to be an inevitable part of life. Most species grow, develop and repair damage to their bodies until a certain point in adulthood. After this, the body becomes less capable ...

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