longevity

body

This Is What Happens to Your Body When it's Shocked by Freezing Water

People who take the polar bear plunge often talk of feeling invigorated, like they've downed a shot glass of pure energy.
Matt Jancer
1.2.19
This Week in Science

Tortoise DNA Might Hold the Answers to Living Longer

The scientists used the DNA of Lonesome George, the last known Pinta Island tortoise.
Shayla Love
12.7.18
Sex

Orgasms Can Relieve Hiccups, Migraines, and Help Men Live Longer

And, shocker, there's scarce research on what they do for women.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD
9.10.18
VICE on HBO

How to get everyone to live to 100

Scientists are studying why Okinawans are living longer
VICE News
2.20.18
longevity

These Five Charts Help Explain Why the South Is So Unhealthy

People in southern states die earlier from a variety of chronic conditions.
Jay Maddock
2.8.18
longevity

These Bats Don't Seem to Die of Old Age—Can They Help Extend the Human Lifespan?

Unlike in humans, the telomeres of long-lived bats do not appear to shrink with age.
Kate Lunau
2.7.18
mental health

Watching Fish Swim Is an Odd But Effective Way to Relax

Staring at a fish tank is like getting the healing benefits of nature on demand.
Crystal Ponti
2.6.18
battle of the sexes

Men Don't Survive Harsh Conditions As Well As Women Do

Even as babies, females survived more during famine and epidemics than males.
Shayla Love
1.17.18
relationships

Marriage Makes People Happier, New Study Finds

The effects lasted well into old age.
Jesse Hicks
12.27.17
longevity

A Genetic Test Told Me My Body is 34 Years Old

I'm actually 27.
Shayla Love
12.18.17
longevity

You'll Probably Live Longer if You Have a Dog

They're simply the best.
Michelle Malia
11.17.17
longevity

Dogs Who Live With Smokers Are More Likely to Die Younger

Dogs from smokers' homes showed signs of DNA damage.
Knvul Sheikh
9.25.17
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