Can a mother's stress impact her child? That's the case for elephants. Scientists have found that elephants born into stressful situations have fewer offspring and age faster.
Fruit flies are very smart insects. When they're attacked by parasites or bacteria, they produce offspring with greater genetic variability-increasing chances of survival when faced with dangerous pathogens in the future ahead. The findings suggest that parents may purposefully alter the genotypes o...
It turns out that intelligent people live longer. Scientists have discovered that a person's genes determines not only how smart they are, but also that these genetics are linked to how long they live.
Could be extend our lives by changing our RNA? Scientists have made a breakthrough in decoding the aging process and how to dramatically slow it down.
If you look old on the outside, you're probably old on the inside. Researchers have taken a close look at a group of younger volunteers to see exactly how old they are biologically.
Why don't men live as long as women? That's a good question and now, researchers may have an answer. Scientists have taken a closer look at heart disease in both women and men and have found that this may explain the difference.
A certain diet may be able to extend your life. Scientists have found that putting people on a feast-or-famine diet may mimic some of the benefits of fasting, and that adding antioxidant supplements may counteract some of those benefits.
How long are you going to live? Scientists may have just identified a biological clock that provides vital clues about how long a person is likely to live.
How long will you live? Apparently your friends can tell.
The bowhead whale can live for over 200 years with little evidence of age-related disease. Now, scientists have taken a closer look at this whale to find out why that is, which may provide untapped insights into how to live a long and healthy life.
Feeling younger than your actual age may just be good for you. Scientists have found that those who feel younger are liable to live longer.
You may be able to expect a few extra years of life. Researchers have found that people are living much longer worldwide than they were two decades ago, as death rates from infectious diseases and cardiovascular diseases have fallen.