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Sep 11, 2014 02:10 PM ET // Paul Heltzel
A gene studied in fruit flies, and shared by humans, is activated leading to an increased lifespan.
Aug 20, 2014 09:00 AM ET // AFP
The recognition means Japan is now home to the world's oldest man and woman, with 116-year-old Misao Okawa of Osaka taking the female honors.
Jul 6, 2014 04:00 AM ET
If you're a woman, postponing having children until mid-life may increase your overall longevity, a new study argues.
May 22, 2014 09:40 AM ET // Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor
At 111 years old, Dr. Alexander Imich of New York City has been crowned the new world's oldest living man, according to Guinness World Records.
May 22, 2014 12:39 PM ET
Thanks to the long arm of genetics, short men got plenty of reasons to live -- longer!
May 8, 2014 11:00 AM ET // AFP
A handshake can tell a lot about a person.
May 5, 2014 09:45 AM ET // Amanda Onion
An unusual (and creepy) experiment reveals that the blood of young mice can revitalize mental capacities in older mice.
May 1, 2014 06:24 AM ET
Trace takes a look at how examining the blood of the world's oldest person could tell us how long humans can survive.
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