Scientists Want to Inspire Public Conversations About Death
A new installation at a London shopping mall aims to make conversations about our mortality more commonplace.
Scientists Found a Way to Stop Aging in Human Cells
They targeted telomeres, caps on chromosomes whose length roughly corresponds to age.
How Do You Live Longer? Ask a Woman
A new study confirms that guys are checking out early, leaving researchers stumped.
How Far Can We Push the Limits of Human Life?
Scientists explore the edges of our mortality.
Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD
The Human Lifespan Has a Natural Limit. Scientists Might Know How to Break It
In the future, aging will be treated not as a natural process, but as a disease.
Why Women Live Longer Than Men
Women haven't always outlived men. A new study says the reason why may begin with childbirth.
The Only Anti-Cryonics Law in North America
Cryonics isn't illegal here, but advertising is.
How Long Can You Reasonably Expect Your Hard Drive To Last?
Sic transit data.
Inside a Mouse's Brain Lies a Chemical Key to the Fountain of Youth
Scientists have found a part of the brain that controls aging, so they extended the lives of a bunch of middle-aged mice.
Being Born American Used to Rule, Now It Doesn't
At least not as much as being born Swiss, Australian, or even Taiwanese.