articles tagged: lifespan
why we haven’t actually doubled our lifespans
# health

why we haven’t actually doubled our lifespans

A common refrain says that we live twice as long as our ancestors while it’s our life expectancy that’s increased, not our lifespan. And that difference is extremely important to keep in mind.

and at the young age of 700
# oddities

and at the young age of 700

Pitting Biblical ages against what science tells us about the extremes of human longevity.